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Should You Check Your Titer Before Every Hepatitis B Series

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Hepatitis B Titer Level

Is there a shot i can recieve that would elevate my hepatits b titer level? I have already recieved the 3 shot series but my levels are still low.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Sometimes all it takes to boost your levels higher is one additional shot. I would certainly discuss this with your physician and then recheck your surface antibodies in about a month after this fourth dose. Read more »

HEPATITIS TITER

I had the Hepatitis B 3 shot series, done in 2007, just recently this month of 2009, I god a blood... Read more »

non reactive hepa b antigen

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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...not HBV hasbecome chronic. HBsAg (Hepatitis B Surface Antigen) HBsAgs are small protein particles on the surface of the hepatitis B virus. HBsAgs can bedetected and measured by a blood test. HBsAg testing is commonly used to screen for... Read more »
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Types of Vaccines

...and Engerix-B ® for hepatitis B. This combination vaccine is recommended for those at risk of exposure to hepatitis A and hepatitis B viruses. People at risk include those living with HIV. The Twinrix ® vaccination is a series of at least... 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 a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the strategy to eliminate hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in the United States. The report provides updated recommendations to improve... 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 »
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