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Immunization For Children With Hiv Heb B Vaccine

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Vaccinations and HIV

What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against certain infections. For example, many people get flu shots each fall. It can take a few weeks for your immune system to respond after a vaccination. Most vaccines are used to prevent infections. However, others help your body fight an infection that you already have. These are called "therapeutic vaccines." See Fact Sheet 480 for...
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Heb B postitive after vaccine

I had the Heb-B vaccine in nursing school. I was checked for immunity in 1999 and my results were >150, obviously protected. I recently had my doctor run tests for everything to make sure I hadn't contracted anything from me exhusband who...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I think you need to get the test results before any panic - sometimes there is confusion about test results for HBV.... Read more »

heb b core

I had two parents both drug users. I know they had some form of hepatitis when I was a child. I recently test positive for immunity and positive for the Hep b core total. Any yes turned down for giving blood. I have chronic low blood pressure, tired...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You should have testing for hepatitis B surface antigen, surface antibody. If your surface antibody is positive, you were exposed in the past and cleared. If your surface antigen is positive, you will want further testing of e antigen and HBV DNA.... Read more »

Pregnant with confusing Heb B Results

I recently discovered I am pregnant and am concerned about recent Heb B tests which are very confusing. My results are as follows:HBV DNA Qual - not detected; HB Surface Antigen - non-reactive; HB Surface Antibody Quant - <2 miu/ml; HB Core...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The negative HBs antigen indicates that you do not currently carry chronic hepatitis B and that this cannot be passed on to your child. The positive anti-HBcore suggests a possible previous natural exposure. If this is the case, even in the... Read more »

what does my results of my titer for HEB B mean?

I am cinfused I had the three stage HEP shots at my work 3 years ago and now I am going into the medical field so I needed proof of it. I went and got a titer and the results read .HBsAb 572.0 f see interp mIU/ml .HBsAg NON...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The vaccine worked, you have evidence of immunity.... Read more »
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coinfection with hiv and heb c

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Measles immunization

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Can an immunization for measles taken during the window period affect seroconversion if one was infected? I had an immunization done 4 weeks into my window and now im wondering if this will affect my window period.

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searching for vaccine will it help people already?

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HIV vaccine in the making

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Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV... Read more »