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please interpret
Oct 29, 2005

Sir, please interpret the following result of my hepa profile test: HBsAg CutOff Vaue: 0.183,HBsAg Patient's Count 2.375, Result REACTIVE; Anti-HBs CutOff Vaue: 100,Anti-HBs Patient's Count 54, Result NON-REACTIVE; Anti-HBc IgG CutOff Vaue: 0.829,Anti-HBc IgG Patient's Count 0.081, Result REACTIVE; Anti-HAV IgM CutOff Vaue: 0.105,Anti-HAV IgM Patient's Count 0.048, Result NON-REACTIVE; HBe Antigen CutOff Vaue: 0.183,HBe Antigen Patient's Count 0.482, Result REACTIVE; Anti-HBe CutOff Vaue: 0.660, Anti-HBe Patient's Count 2.287, Result NON-REACTIVE; My doctor game me a medicine which is "hepsera". She told me that my case is curable. Is this true? Please tell me.

Response from Dr. McGovern

Hepsera is another name for adefovir, which is an anti-hepatitis B drug. Yes your physician is correct that it is possible to treat your liver disease effectively with medications.

You will need monitoring during the time on treatment to see how your virus is responding to this particular medicine.

Dr. M



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