Is Hepatitis And Hiv The Same

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Hepatitis and HIV Coinfection

gud day.im a nurse and i had a needle pricked just this morning.i already received a tetanus toxoid vaccine and my patient's case was "live birth fr. delivered NSVD, MD,MAS. i had my anti HBs checked last may which has a >1000 result.is TT enough?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Yes your hepatitis B antibody test shows an adequate level of protective antibodies. You will want also baseline HIV and hepatitis C antibodies for your own protection. These should be done routinely and follow up testing is indicated. Read more »

Hepatitis/HIV Exposure? Blood to Fresh Wound?

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University of Rochester Medical Center

Existing Anti-Obesity Drugs May Be Effective Against Flu, Hepatitis and HIV

...converted into fatty acids, the lipid building blocks of human hormones and cell membranes. Many viruses, including influenza, HIV and hepatitis, use those same fatty acids to build instead their viral envelopes, outer coatings that help them... Read more »
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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...developing clinical decompensation, including death. This complication has been observed in about 10% of patients in the APRICOT (AIDS Pegasys Ribavirin International Co-infection Trial) study 20 and in 2% of RIBAVIC (i.e., ANRS HC02) study... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Hepatitis, HIV and Your Liver

...Diseases at Lenox Hill Hospital Michael Marco, Treatment Action Group Hepatitis B Basics Liver Toxicity Hepatitis C and HIV Coinfection Conclusion Judging by the heavy turnout at the June Community Forum on hepatitis and HIV, people... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Viral Hepatitis and HIV

...you have been vaccinated against hepatitis A; in either case, you are now immune to the virus. What About for People With HIV? People with HIV are not at greater risk of becoming infected with HAV than anyone else. However, some studies... Read more »