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Interpreting test results
Oct 15, 2005

Please help me with these HBV test results

HepB Surface antigen: Positive

HepB Surface AB: Negative

HepB e Antigen: Negative

HebB e AB: Positive

Liver Functions : NORMAL

DNA PCR levels detectable but low

Am I considered inactive carrrier?

Thank you and Dr Dieterich for all your help!

Response from Dr. McGovern

It appears that you are an inactive carrier in a low replication phase: you have surface antigen but you are e antibody positive and e antigen negative with low viral levels. That is great.

You continue to need monitoring however to be certain that your disease does not become activated.

Dr. McG



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