May 27, 2006
Since my wife is 2 months pregnant, she's required to take Hepatitis testing. She got the result and it is "non-reactive". Her doctor said that her immune system was fine.
Do you think she's ok?
Response from Dr. McGovern
What I think you are referring to is that your wife got routine testing for hepatitis B surface antigen and it was non-reactive.
That means she has no risk of passing hepatitis B to her baby because she is not infected herself.
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