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A hepatitis B surface antigen is a protein on the surface of the hepatitis B virus that causes the immune system to produce antibodies, according to the University of Rochester Medical Center. Finding these antigens in t... More »

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A doctor or health clinic provides hepatitis B blood testing, according to the Hepatitis B Foundation. Only one blood sample is necessary, but the test involves three results: hepatitis B surface antigen, hepatitis B sur... More »

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Hepatitis B surface antibody titers of greater than or equal to 12 milli-units per milliliter indicate immunity to hepatitis B, states Mayo Medical Laboratories. Titers less than 5 milli-international units per millilite... More »

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A local, licensed medical doctor or an authorized health care professional can administer the hepatitis B vaccine, according to the Mayo Clinic. As of 2015, there are four main brands of the vaccine that doctors in the U... More »

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The hepatitis B core antibody test is used in comparison to the results of the hepatitis B surface antigen and hepatitis B surface antibody tests to determine if the infection is present or was present, according to the ... More »

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An IVIG, or intravenous immunoglobulin infusion, uses donated plasma to provide antibodies to a patient whose body cannot produce enough antibodies to maintain a healthy immune system, according to the Immune Deficiency ... More »

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An IVIG infusion, or intravenous immunoglobulin infusion, is a procedure in which antibodies from a healthy donor are injected into the blood of a patient with a compromised immune system, according to Mount Sinai Hospit... More »

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