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result of my anti hbs

hi..just wanna ask..i was pricked with needle used for patient with hepa b..he's under treatment for almost two months now...i had my Anti hbs test and my count is 66 IU/L while the cut off is 10..ill get my booster after 5 days..will i still haev HBV?
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Most unlikely that you will have Hepatitis if your HBsAb is 66 iu/l.
"People who have been exposed to the hepatitis B virus and who have not been vaccinated should receive hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) within 72 hours of exposure, and a dose of hepatitis B vaccine as soon as possible or within 7 days of the exposure from their general practitioner or local emergency department."
Just my opinion.
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thanks..they advised me to have booster..but i'l be getting it on tuesday..and they asked me to have hbsag exam every month for 4 months..
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by the way i had my complete shot of vaccine years ago..
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You are safe even without the booster because antihbs level >10 iu/ml is considered to be enough for immune protection. No need to check hbsag, do not waste your time.
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