|Am I still infected? Please answer.
Aug 15, 2002
Just recently, I had the following blood test results: HBsAg Positive and Anti-HBs Positive. I can't find any information on its interpretation. I once thought this is not possible. Please help.
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| Response from Dr. Fried
Having a positive HBs antigen indicates that a person does have chronic hepatitis B. The presence of a positive anti-HBs at the same time happens relatively infrequently, but does occur. This is not a protective antibody. Verify the results with your doctor and evaluate other markers of HBV activity to determine if treatment is warranted.
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