A postvaccination test for immunity to the hepatitis B virus (HBV) is recommended only if you:
Infants born to mothers who are infected with HBV should be tested at 9 to 15 months of age.
With the exception of infants, a postvaccination test for immunity, when needed, should be done between 1 and 2 months after a person receives the last dose of vaccine.
Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer W. Thomas London, MD - Hepatology
Current as ofMarch 3, 2017
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