How long does the Hep B vaccination last My 12 year old son had this at birth and his school is now offering this vaccination for the grade 7s. Should he be vaccinated a 2nd time?
The hepatitis vaccine consists of more than one dose. If your child did not receive the second and third in the series of vaccinations, it may be wise to revaccinate. There is no risk in revaccination. If you have your child's vaccination records, I recommend consulting a physician or the school nurse for further advice. Hepatitis B vaccinations are generally thought to last 20 years or more, when delivered correctly.
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In general, it lasts for 10 to 15 years. You might analyse blood for Hep. B antibodies and see if another dose is required.
usually 5-7 years
One vaccination Of MMR last for a lifetime. One vaccination for most does last a lifetime, however this is not always the case. People born in the late 60's early 70's n…eeded a second in their late teens early 20's. There were outbreaks and those who get measles had received a shot when they were children but they did not get enough of the vaccine. Also there are some people who do even after the shot still have no titer. A titer shows immunity or proof one has had an illness. The blood of those who cannot hold an immunity in some way cleans it out because it shows they never had the shot in the first place and only records from a doctor will show they actually had the shot.
Current recommendations for immunization for hepatitis B demonstrate belief that overdose is not a concern. For example, for the high-risk patient who has a three-injection se…ries and does not demonstrate immunity via positive titer, a one-time repeat of the series if three is recommended. Similarly, for the patient unsure of Hep B immunization status who has a high-risk needle-stick, immunization is recommended.
Five years. The Pneumococcal Vaccine prevents serious blood, brain,and lung infections from the streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria.This includes pneumonia and meningitis.
Estimates for long-term protection for fully vaccinated people (i.e., full two-dose series) suggest that protection from HAV infection could last for at least 25 years in adul…ts and at least 14-20 years in children. Experts continue to study the long-term effectiveness of this vaccine to determine whether a booster dose will be needed.
\nIt depends on the vaccine, some are only good for one year, others longer, some require boosters.
Tuberculosis vaccinations are given to prevent the bacteria thatattacks the lungs or any part of the body. The vaccine lasts up to10 years.
Vaccine are used to create immunity in the body to fight against germs which cause diseases, vaccine should be administrated when there is chance of encounter of specific orga…nism or disease for which speicfic vaccine is shoted to prevent it.
I was vaccinated for Polio as a child in the mid 1950's. I am 62yrs. old now--am I still immuned to contracting ?Polio
It is not offered to the general public, so your question is irrelevant.
It last for 5 years. Trust me im a doctor
Different vaccines last for different durations, ranging from a fewweeks to a lifetime.
Assuming you've already got the initial 3 shots over a period of 6 months, you should be set for life unless the blood test result shows a low and insufficient antibody level.… Have this blood test done 10-15 years after the completion of the initial 3 shots when in doubt.
If you have contracted chickenpox even if you have been vaccinated, a shorter duration is likely, with total duration of illness as short as five days. In addition, the lesion…s may not crust over as the presentation is different, so those affected by breakthrough chickenpox after vaccination can return to school or work 24 hours after new lesions have shown up. See related links.