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A 29-year-old female asked:

When is the latest, post exposure, that the hepatitis b vaccine and immunoglobulin can be given to prevent infection? is 13-18 days too late?

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Dr. Jianjun Wu
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Worth a try: if you have never had hep B vaccine and susceptible . this is still a option if exposed, sooner rather than later, You should have blood test to check you hep B status before the two shots

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Last updated Mar 31, 2015

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