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Hi all:


Can someone please explain what to give in case of post HBV exposure?

when to give HBV vaccine; immunoglobulin or both?

and to whom we give these?


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Hi all:


Can someone please explain what to give in case of post HBV exposure?

when to give HBV vaccine; immunoglobulin or both?

and to whom we give these?


Thank you!
If the pt. is fully immunized, then measure the Anti HBs Abs, if the titer less than 10 mIU/ml then vaccine as booster and immuniglobulin.
If more than 10 mIU/ml nothing should be given.

If not immunized, should give both vaccine( continue the HBV series) & immunoglobulins.

mIU/mL
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It was discussed in detail here
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