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A 31-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me if you are vaccinated with hepatitis a, b, c can you still get infected ?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Yes: You can't be vaccinated against hepatitis c because there's no vaccine. Hepatitis a and b vaccines are good vaccines, but no vaccine is 100% effective. After being vaccinated, you can find out whether you're protected with blood tests: total HAV antibody for a and hbsab for b. If those are negative, repeat or booster vaccination should be considered.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

I'm just wondering, if you are vaccinated with hepatitis a, b, c can you still get infected ?

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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
A and b: There's no 100% guarantee, but they're generally very effective. There is no immunization yet for hepatits c.

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Last updated Aug 14, 2015

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