Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Surgery Case 9
Iowa Lutheran Family Medicine Residency Program

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Case 09 - Caitlyn, 23 years old

Caitlyn is a 23 y/o recent medical school graduate, ready to begin residency

Questions

1) Does she need a blood test for hepatitis B surface antibody?

Answers

Yes, all HCW with direct patient contact should have a post-vaccination hepatitis B surface antibody to document response to vaccine.


Questions

2)  What other vaccines are indicated for health-care workers?

Answers

  • Tdap
  • Varicella
  • MMR
  • Yearly influenza vaccine
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