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How many times must one get vaccinated to become immune to hepatitis b virus?
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: The course is
Three doses over six months.
As long as one develops the protective antibody (anti-hbs), one is immune. It is known that the antibody levels wane over time but it appears that immunity lasts longer than detectable antibody. But unclear if it is lifelong.

In brief: The course is
Three doses over six months.
As long as one develops the protective antibody (anti-hbs), one is immune. It is known that the antibody levels wane over time but it appears that immunity lasts longer than detectable antibody. But unclear if it is lifelong.
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: 3 doses
Standard regimen is 3 sequential doses.

In brief: 3 doses
Standard regimen is 3 sequential doses.
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