|Has a question on HBV DNA Result
Mar 12, 2005
This is a follow up question. You already answer that I'm a chronic Hep B carrier from the posting on 2/26. I just got my HBV DNA result back. It is at 575,000 copies/ML. Is this bad? I'm very worry.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
This test simply confirms that you are a chronic carrier. The level of the number doesn't tell me anything. I think you should discuss the next steps with your physician in terms of whether a biopsy should be done and whether you should proceed with treatment.
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