What do these results mean?
Aug 6, 2005
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My question is as follows, I recently had a Hepatitis profile done, my results are below. Please tell me what they mean, am I in trouble here. Would be greatly obliged if you can help me. Thanks for all your help.
Hep B Surface Antibody Non Reactive
Hep B Core Antibody Total Non reactive (2.037), however, less than cut off (1.00)is reactive
Hep B core Antibody-IgM Non reactive (0.07)
Hep Be Antigen Non reactive (0.30)
Hep Be Antibody Non reactive (2.527), however less than cut off (1.00) is reactive
Hep Delta Antibody Non reactive , however, less than cut off (0.501) is reactive.
Response from Dr. McGovern
It appears that you do not have any evidence of hepatitis B infection.
However, if you are at risk, I would pursue vaccination.
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