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Aug 8, 2002


What does the following test results mean? HBs Ag +ve, HBs Antibody -ve, HBV DNA pcr 280 copies/mL, all liver tests normal


Response from Dr. Dieterich

It means that you are what they call an asymptomatic carrier. I would also want to know about e antigen and e antibody. It sounds like you have probably cleared the infection. However with HBV there may always be a little virus hanging around to give you something to think about. You should have yearly alfafetoprotein and ultrasound yearly. Good luck! DTD

confusing signs/unable diagnose...
chronic HBV clearance stats

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