|Hep B test
Jun 17, 2002
Hy Doc. Can u tell me how accurate in a Hep B test done at 14 weeks after exposure?
Response from Dr. Fried
The incubation period for HBV is approximately 6 weeks to 6 months. You are technically still in the incubation period and could develop HBV later, although the longer out from the exposure (within 6 months) the less likely this is to occur. Get re-tested in another 3 months or sooner, if symptoms develop.
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