What should be done if a healthcare personnel’s postvaccination anti-HBs test is negative (less than 10 mIU/mL) 1–2 months after the last dose of vaccine?

What should be done if a healthcare personnel’s postvaccination anti-HBs test is negative (less than 10 mIU/mL) 1–2 months after the last dose of vaccine?There are two options for healthcare personnel who test negative after completing their first HepB series. The first option is to give one dose of HepB, then retest for anti-HBs. IfRead More

How long does HBV survive outside the body?

HBV can survive outside the body and remains infectious for at least 7 days CDC How likely is HBV infection to become chronic? The risk for chronic infection varies according to the age at infection and is greatest among young children. Approximately 90% of infants and 25%–50% of children aged 1–5 years will remain chronicallyRead More

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