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Hepatitis B Antibody Titer Level
My gf has hbv we make out I got 3 shots when I was a baby my antibody titer it's says I'm immune 70mml should I test antigen.? And when after exposure
No risk, immune: This duplicates another question. You are immune to HBV, should not have any more testing, and need not worry about any exposures to your girlfriend or anyone else. ...Read more
How likely would you catch hep b if you are fully immune with good antibody titer it's been 90day is it good time to test exposure saliva kissing only?
Immune if HepBsAb+: If your titer of protective antibodies is therapeutic, then risk of infection is low, although sometimes a booster is warranted. Check with your doc. ...Read more
My girlfriend has hbv chronic and she is on meds I got 3 shots and my antibody titer said I'm immune 60Ui/ml should I be worried we wanna have sex?
Hepatitis b antibody. Standard 5 item HBV test, only HBV surface antibody present. How immune is this to a partner of HBV carrier status through sex?
If you don't have hepatitis b and you are given the hepatitis b antibody vaccination, what could happen?
Hepatitis B ANTIBODY:
After you have given three series of hepatitis b vaccine, body oruduces hepatitis b surface antibodies which is the marker of immunity against hepatitis b disease, and it can be measured in units. Hepatitis b core antibodies appear in persons infected with hep[atitis b and persist all life
hepatitis b IgM antibody means acute infection with hepatitis b virus. ...Read more
Having Hep B surface antibody indicates Immunity to Hep B, either through past infection or through immunization. If through past infection, you will also have the core antibody. If through immunization, then no core antibody seen.
Having surface antibdy is what we want to see - it's a good thing! ...Read more
Last yr I completed my vaccine in hepatitis b&a now when I check my blood it says only hepatitis b antibody 13miu/ml. Why I still need boster again?
No booster needed: Booster shots are never needed for hepatitis B, if the original vaccine regimen was completed (3 doses spaced 1-6 months apart). Recently published research confirms that even if no antibody at all is detected, protection against hepatitis B is complete and probably lifelong. No booster is needed. For sure there is no need if any antibody at all is detected. Discuss again with your doctor. ...Read more
How do u detect hepatitis a and/or hepatitis b infection (s) when u have been immunized with twinrix? Antibody level would b high due 2 vaccination.
Your doctor: Or a clinic can order one.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: It is possible though the clinical consequences of the change is not entirely clear. One may still harbor immunity. ...Read more
More info needed: If you have not had any HBV vaccine and your anti-hbs antibody is positive, you've had the infection (and the anti-hbc antibody is positive too). No vaccine needed. If you are in the midst of a 3 dose HBV vaccine series and your anti-hbs is now positive, finish the series. It will provide better protection. ...Read more
Please explain what does it mean when you get hepatitis b (all 3 series) vaccine but titer still shows no immunity?
Some people don't get immune after getting the vaccine.
You may need to get repeat vaccination, but some people just don't build the antibodies for protection. ...Read more
I had blood tests done and my hepatitis b surface antibody QL reactive, hepatitis b surface antigen non-reactive, what does it mean?
Need entire panel.: You're best off using HealthTap Prime to answer your question. You can upload the entire lab report & discuss with a doctor. So far, test shows you have antibodies but no antigen: means either you're in the "window period" after exposure when the virus goes "underground" or you were given a vaccine which made you immune to hepatitis B. We need the pre-core "e" test. Use HealthTap Prime to disucss. ...Read more
I recently had blood work done and was told my hepatitis B surface antibody is low. Is a "booster" recommended, or am I still protected?
Booster: If you are below the threshold for immunity then an additional dose may help. ...Read more
hepatitis b surface antigen reactive and hepatitis b surface antibody nonreactive and core antibody total reactive and HBV DNA detected sir plz reply?
You carry hep B: I am assuming you feel well and this was a surprise finding. There are millions of people like yourself. You will require lifelong health care for it unless / until a means of eradicating it is found. You pose no danger to a partner who is immunized. ...Read more
Need revaccination: The most common reason is improper interval vaccination. But some may not develop immunity and so repeat course is recommended. ...Read more
If someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines and a titer still indicates no immunity, what does this mean?
Hep B non-responders: 5-15% of people do not develop the appropriate antibodies following the 3 vaccine series for Hepatitis B. If the series is repeated and there is again no response (30-50% of people WILL respond after a second series), the person is considered a 'nonresponder'. Nonresponders should be counseled about Hep B transmission and offered HBIG if exposed. ...Read more
Can you tell me what you suggest if you are hepatitis b surface antibodies positive does this mean you have HIV as well?
What happens if someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines but a titer still indicates no immunity. What does that mean?
Boost It: Usually that means you need an additional dose of vaccine. Give the vaccine then check titers 6-8 weeks later and see if they are present. ...Read more
Can you tell me if someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines but a titer still indicates no immunity. What does that mean?
Vaccine: Vaccine failure. I had similar response. 5 to 15 % do not respond (vaccine non responders). Your doctor can test you for hepatitis and if negative start another series of vaccines ...Read more
Not true: Thyroid antibodies do not cause falsely positive hepatitis serologies. ...Read more
Unprotected 40 mins insertive fellatio & 30 sec vaginal sex. Negative antibody test for Hepatitis B & C at 4th week, do I need to re-test?
Male 57 would like to get vaccinated for hepatitis b. My test for antibody says negative, should I also need to get surface antigen test?
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