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Vaccine Antibodies Hepatitis A

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how often test?

doctor, i have a anti HBs (antibody to hepatitis b surafce antigen) test performed that came up >1000 mIU/mL. i have received a vaccine for Hepatitis A, and tested Negative for Hepatitis C virus antibody. what is anti-HBs >1000 mIU/mL? how often...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your surface antibody is >1000 then either you were vaccinated in the past, or you had hepatitis B infection is the past. The way you can tell the difference is to check a core antibody which will be positive in persons with past infection. Read more »

Can Vaccination cause HBsAg to be Positive

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Hepatitis B Vaccine and Hiv Antibodies. Donated $50.

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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Stimulating Vaccine Development:

..."Field of Dreams." It must also be the faith of the organizers of any new scientific meeting. The First Annual Conference on Vaccine Research, held May 30-June 1, 1998, in Washington, DC, was no exception. "In the past two decades there has been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...antibodies to HBsAg as part of the normal immune response to infection. HBsAg is the antigen used to make Hepatitis B vaccine. Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs): The presence of anti-HBs is generally interpreted as indicating... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...example, many people get flu shots each fall. It can take a few weeks for your immune system to respond after a vaccination. Most vaccines are used to prevent infections. However, others help your body fight an infection that you already have.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...infections, but in some people, the virus remains in the body, resulting in chronic disease and long-term liver problems. There are vaccines to prevent Hepatitis A and B; however, there is not one for Hepatitis C. If a person has had one type of... Read more »
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Window for Hepatitis and Hiv and more

Posted by Anonymous
...the virus you can only kill the virus in the blood not the brain or other tissue. I think that the only cure for HIV will be a vaccine that kill most of the virus and then a combination of a drug that will boost the immune system to kill virus in... Read more »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
...the vaccines extend the period of window? it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the Read more »

answer me because bob dosnt.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here is a general query. Two guys , Mark and Jack live an the Bahamas having fun and frolicking all day long. Mark the smarter one has himself vaccinated against hepatitis the same day Jack gets infected. Both meet each other at the STD testing... Read more »

Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
My HIV doctor has advised against a yellow fever vaccination before my trip to Kenya; and, a vaccination is not required for entry into Kenya. It does seem advisory to me given that I will be in Yellow Fever country around Mt. Kenya for part of my... Read more »