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Hep B results
Jul 24, 2005

My test results are Hep B surface ag negative, HepB e Ag negative, Hep B e Ab positive, what does this mean

Response from Dr. McGovern

This sounds like a possible false positive Hepatitis B e antibody test. We usually don't see this in a person with a negatiave surface antigen.

You physician should call the laboratory director to discuss further. There may be a mistake or borderline positive test. More blood may be required for testing but I suspect it is a false positive test.

Dr. McGovern

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