How Often To Get Hepatitis B Vaccine Series

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Hepatitis B Vaccination Shot Series Interuption

If a person has had one or two shots in the three shot series, discontinued for some reason for quite some time and then want's to complete the series, can the series be resumed where it left off, or is there a time frame as to how long before you...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It is probably safer to start the series over, but you can always check the antibody level and just get the booster. Either way there is no danger. Almost everyone one Read more »

HEPATITIS TITERS

If I recieved the 3 dose hepatitis b vaccine series, why does my blood work indicate no... Read more »

HIV test results??

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus, call your health professional or your health department. If a person who has been exposed to Hepatitis B virus gets the Hepatitis B vaccine and/or a shot called "HBIG" (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 24 hours, Hepatitis B infection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...disease programs Institutions and nonresidential day care facilities for developmentally disabled persons What are the Hepatitis B vaccines licensed for use in the United States? Two single-antigen vaccines and three combination... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Twinrix: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine

...Single-antigen vaccine(s) followed by combination vaccine: Following one dose each of adult single-antigen hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccines: Two doses of combination vaccine or one dose of combination vaccine followed by one dose of adult... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...people with HIV. Hepatitis (See fact sheet 506 ): Two hepatitis A vaccine shots are given. Hepatitis B vaccine is a series of three shots. There is no vaccine for hepatitis C . Flu shots are recommended in the fall for all people with... Read more »