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Does hepatitis B protection vaccination have any effect on the result HBsAg test..I want to have this test done. I did it before the injection but I want to do it again but I dont know whether it will effect the result..
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The vaccine contains HBsAg but not the virus. I think that this would make the test show you positive for HBsAg. I do not have info on how far apart you must time your vaccination and HBsAg test. Check with your doctors on this one.
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NO!, vaccination would not show you positive for HBsAG.  If the HBsAG were ever positive it would not be due to vaccination.  
  
A successful vaccination would be:

HBsAg: NEGATIVE
HBcAB: NEGATIVE
HBsAB: POSITIVE

An unsuccessful vaccination would be:

HBsAg: NEGATIVE
HBcAB: NEGATIVE
HBsAB: NEGATIVE



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The only thing the vaccination would affect is the surface antibody (HBsAB) result
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