how long does hepatitis a, typhoid and tetanus jabs last ?
Travelling to Dominican Republic from the uk and had the recommended vaccinations for Mexico last year which are exactly the same. But didn’t have any boosters done! How long do the vaccines last for each of these illnesses without a booster ?
- EdnaLv 76 months ago
The Hepatitis A vaccine protects you for 6 to 8 weeks. However, if you have a booster within 12 to 18 months, you are protected for the next 20 years. The typhoid vaccine lasts for 5 years, before you need a booster. The tetanus vaccine lasts for 10 years, before you need a booster. .
- RoddyLv 76 months ago
I understand from my own vaccination record book that all three are good for several years, so you shouldn't need any of them again (provided you got all recommended hep a shots last time).
If in any doubt, simply phone your doctor's surgery and ask for advice from the nurse. She will know if you need any boosters and can male an appointment if you do.
- Srbo SutaricLv 56 months ago
i think typhoid lasts shorter ,than other two, tetanus and antivirus vaccines last longer...
today, it is not practice to do antitetanus protection after injury , here in Croatia, while before 20-30 years it was no question...
- Max HooplaLv 76 months ago
typhoid and tetanus is good for 10 years. For hepatitis you need to get a gamma globulin shot every six months.
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- Diane ALv 76 months ago
tetanus 10 years; hep a, with the full series is so far, life long. Thyphoid--check with your provider, and see if you need it at all