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Author Topic: 3rd hepB vaccine delay  (Read 1093 times)

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Offline sensual1973

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3rd hepB vaccine delay
« on: January 06, 2010, 03:44:26 AM »
hi
was wondering how much is the maximum period of delay in taking the 3rd hepB vaccine,had my 2nd shot 5 weeks ago now.
cheers
God grant me the serenity to accept the things i can not change.

Offline John2038

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Re: 3rd hepB vaccine delay
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2010, 06:01:56 AM »
typically 6 months

Offline barbod

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Re: 3rd hepB vaccine delay
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2010, 08:51:25 AM »
i Think it is about 5 months after the 2nd shot.

Offline sensual1973

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Re: 3rd hepB vaccine delay
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2010, 12:02:51 PM »
thank you all for the responses
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Offline Poz 2008

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Re: 3rd hepB vaccine delay
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2010, 02:30:20 PM »
They recommend taking the third dose 6 months later.  I was late and took my third dose 7 1/2 months after the second.  My doc was concerned that I would not be immune and would have to take a booster shot. However, after completing all the shots,  I was tested and the results showed that I was immune. 

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: 3rd hepB vaccine delay
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2010, 10:42:25 AM »
About two weeks after you've had your 3rd shot, your doctor should perform a GMT (General Mean Titre) test. Provided the result is above 100 (though 10 will do) you will have sufficient immunity to HBV.

MtD

 


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