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Guidance about Hepatitis B vaccination - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I am starting medical school in Australia in January. I received my Hep B vaccine in fall 01 spring 02. However the medical school is requiring proof of immunity through a serology report. Will the antibodies still be present after these 8 or so years, or will I need to get some sort of booster?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   Let me read your query?
User :   nice to meet you :)
Doctor :   No antibodies will not present now
Doctor :   I would rather suggest a booster dose
Doctor :   By the way the proof of vaccination
User :   ok great! that was what I was thinking too
Doctor :   Card can be provided also
User :   alright, thank you!
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now
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