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Should I Repeat The Hepatitis B Vaccine

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NON REACTIVE HEPATITIS B

good day..sir may i ask about the hepatitis b ...my question is why the non reactive hepatitis b is always failed if taking a medical result for work.the dr. said no meds for it but it can transmit to another.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Hi, not quite sure about what you are asking but it may be regarding 1 of 2 things:1) If it is response to hepatitis B vaccine? It is true that up to one third of people may not develop antibodies after vaccination against hepatitis B. Usually... Read more »

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... Read more »

Hepatitis Vaccine: An Important Part of AIDS Treatment Strategy?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus, call your health professional or your health department. If a person who has been exposed to Hepatitis B virus gets the Hepatitis B vaccine and/or a shot called "HBIG" (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 24 hours, Hepatitis B infection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...disease programs Institutions and nonresidential day care facilities for developmentally disabled persons What are the Hepatitis B vaccines licensed for use in the United States? Two single-antigen vaccines and three combination... 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

...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 »
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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 »

Keep getting worried...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested for HIV at six weeks and it was negative (not definitive, but supposedly encouraging). I went for a definitive test at 15 weeks last Wednesday (April 5) and am awaiting the results. Now I'm worried that I may also have been infected... Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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