Positive Core Antibody
Apr 13, 2006
I have been diagnosed as surface antigen negative, surface antibodies negative, core antibodies positive.
I have been vaccinated and had antibodies at one point (tested postive for surface antibodies after my vaccination), but now surface antibodies are negative.
My doctor is not sure if I am a chronic carrier of HBV. My boyfriend has not been vaccinated and has tested negative for surface antigen, surface antibodies, and core antibody.
What should I do next to find out if I am a carrier?
Response from Dr. McGovern
You are definitely not a carrier because your surface antigen is negative.
I would not get further testing.
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