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What do these results mean?
Aug 6, 2005

Doc's thanks for everything you do to help other. It truly is helpful to us.

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.

Dr. McGovern

hepatitis b reactive

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