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Reasons for false positive HBsAg Rapid test
Oct 6, 2004

What are the probable reasons for a false positive Rapid Card HBsAg test.What is the incidence of such false positives?

Response from Dr. Dieterich

There are other proteins that can react with the test reagents. That is the case with many lab tests. No test is 100%. You should get blood tests for all the correct markers including HBV DNA. Good luck! If you are negative, get vaccinated! DTD

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