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Newborns And Hepatitis

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Ask the Experts

newborn and hep c

what is/ are the preventive measures to use on a newborn born to a hep c positive mother
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is only transmitted about 5 percent of the time to the newborn. This is very different than hepatitis B which is transmitted about 90 percent of the time.Hepatitis C antibody is measured in Read more »


Dear Experts, My wife has tested pos for the anti body test once and neg several times for the... Read more »

Hepatitis B s Antigen: Positiv ?+ a diferent story

Hello Dr Barbara McGovern,I have few questions because our story is a bit different and still we... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...disease. To best protect your baby, follow the advice of his or her doctor. What happens if a baby gets Hepatitis B? Most newborns who become infected with Hepatitis B virus do not have symptoms, but they have a 90% chance of developing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...Meanwhile, new HBV infection in a pregnant woman might result in severe disease for the mother and chronic infection for the newborn. Can Hepatitis B vaccine be given to immunocompromised persons, such as persons on hemodialysis or... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...Aptivus™,andthe combination of Viread™ plus Hepsera™. Prevention of HBV HBV vaccinations are recommended for all newborns, infants, all childrenaged 11--12 years and children and adolescents aged less than 19 years who wereborn in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...of blood and plasma-derived products is rare because of donor screening for HBsAg and viral inactivation procedures. For a newborn infant whose mother is positive for both HBsAg and HBeAg, the risk for chronic HBV infection is 70%-90% by age 6... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...herself but not for her children. Similar was a judicial sentence in England where a HIV positive couple refused to get their newborn tested. The judge said that the child must be tested, because in the case of a positive test result immediate... Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »