My wife is immune to HBV through clearance of a previous infection.
When we saw my Dr’s PA shortly after I was Dx, we asked about sexual transmission. She said my wife may need vaccination because I could infect her if she had cleared a different genotype than the one I have (GT A).
I’m pretty sure that my Dr’s PA is wrong and would just like some clarification on this. I think the PA is up to speed on HCV but is lacking knowledge in the HBV department.
I think your doc's PA needs to come to this forum and brush up on his B.
If that was the case, it's pointless for vaccination since there are so many genotypic variations. The vaccines focus on the surface region. Regardless which genotype you have, if the vaccine lights up your surface antibody, you're good to go.
But hey, who am I to say. If I was any smart, would have been a doctor or a PA.
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