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Do I still have virus?
Feb 21, 2005

I had blood test, and HbsAB and HBcAB are positive, the other three items (HBsAG,HBeAGand HBeAB)are negative.Do I still have virus and can i infect others?

Response from Dr. McGovern

You ask a very good question. The good news is that you were exposed to hepatitis B virus but cleared the infection.

This is evidenced by having core and surface antibodies which are positive.

However, your surface antigen is negative so you are not a chronic carrier of HBV.

You are not infectious to others. Dr. McGovern



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