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Hepatitis b vaccine/how is it given?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Shot
3 shot series over a 6month period.

In brief: Shot
3 shot series over a 6month period.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine
In brief: Can Accelerate
For those who need rapid immunity against hepatitis b--travelers about to embark, for example--immunity can be given with a quicker series of injections & a later booster at one year. Some schedules are not fda approved but include vaccination at day zero then days 7 & 21 from first dose.
Other schedules include days 0, 10, & 21. Very good immunity at day 21. Also done with mixed hep b/hep a.

In brief: Can Accelerate
For those who need rapid immunity against hepatitis b--travelers about to embark, for example--immunity can be given with a quicker series of injections & a later booster at one year. Some schedules are not fda approved but include vaccination at day zero then days 7 & 21 from first dose.
Other schedules include days 0, 10, & 21. Very good immunity at day 21. Also done with mixed hep b/hep a.
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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