HEP B test
Mar 14, 2002
I had a high risk exposure and just after six weeks I had a HEP B test which came back -ve.
Is this sufficient or will i need to retest ( its now almost 10 weeks ) ?
Response from Dr. Fried
The incubation period for hepatitis B is approximately 6 weeks to 6 months. You should get tested again towards the end of this window.
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