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Priority Populations For Hepatitis B Vaccine

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hepatitis a and b vaccination

my son lost the last shot of hepatitis vaccination a and b.it was in 2007. do I need to repeat the three shots again.?he is 5 years old.he got an hemangioma this year. it is asymtomatic. he is ok.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If he missed the last shot, I would just give the last shot now and you can check a surface antibody in about two months after that to see if the vaccine worked properly Read more »

HEPATITIS B VACCINE

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HIV detection & hepatitis B vaccine

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...Pediatr Infect Dis J 1992;11:866-74. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP): inactivated hepatitis B virus vaccine . MMWR 1982;31:317-8, 327-8. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices... 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

...Prevention (proposed). References CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP): inactivated hepatitis B virus vaccine . MMWR 1982;31:317-22, 327-8. CDC. Prevention of perinatal transmission of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Investigation and Postexposure Prophylaxis After Identification of a Case of Hepatitis A Table 4: Recommended Dosages of Licensed Hepatitis B Vaccines Box 4: Groups Recommended for Preexposure Hepatitis B Vaccination Table 5: Postexposure... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

On the Trail of a Vaccine

...Most vaccines in the past have focused on the antibody response, right? A: That's correct. Take, for example, the Polio and Hepatitis B vaccines. They generate a certain level of antibodies that are protective. But HIV is different. As you... Read more »
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

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...bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having sex with other men), than the overall population. Where it starts getting controversial, is that not all Gay men are at risk for these diseases. If a Gay... Read more »