Jun 18, 2006
My husbands antibody to hepa b surface antigen ( non reactive ) hepatitis b e antigen ( reactive ) hepa b surface antigen (reactive). they did a Amplicor hbv monitor test his hbv detected 3,831,956 copies/ml. They doctors are giving him baraclude is this really bad?
Response from Dr. McGovern
Your husband's blood tests indicate that he has chronic hepatitis B infection. He is being treated with Baraclude which is a relatively new and potent HBV medication. He should take this with good adherence and have regular follow-up with his physician to see if his virus level is coming down.
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