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A 25-year-old male asked:

Hbsag-, anti hbc igm+,igg- and anti hbs ag-. should you still get hepatitis b vaccine? no immunity, but new infection, not infectious.

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Hepatitis: You do not have HepB, but do have HepC and need further evaluation to determine whether or not therapy is necessary. Yes, you should receive HepB vaccine, particularly since this history suggests behavioral risk factors. Best wishes.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2016

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