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Response To Vaccination Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis vaccine

I have completed my round of vaccines for hepatitis a and b and my doctor recently did a bllod test to see if it created the antibodies it needed too. He said it didn't and that I would have to have the shots again at a higher dosage. Why didn't it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Not everyone has a satisfactory response to hepatitis B vaccine. A double dose may certainly work. Read more »

NON REACTIVE HEPATITIS B

good day..sir may i ask about the hepatitis b ...my question is why the non reactive hepatitis b... Read more »

hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about... Read more »
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HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...also with the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md. We examined hepatitis B [HBV] vaccine responses in our cohort of HIV-positive individuals, of which we looked at 626 participants... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... 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

...article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, liver... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Immune Response to Hepatitis B Spares Liver Cells

...A new study suggests that, contrary to current belief, the immune system eliminates most hepatitis B virus (HBV) without resorting to large-scale destruction of infected liver cells. A report of the study, conducted by National Institute Read more »
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
...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 »

hi!!

Posted by willbestrong1, 2 Replies
hi everybody!! Last week i had my elisa test and it was positive. then they did western blot test but now they cant say anything..i mean the doctor told me he cant say whether i am negative or positive..they will have some more research on... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...(since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and tissues. This is to exclude any possibility of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having... Read more »