Sep 3, 2006
I wanted to know if a person who has antibodies level 50 are they considered someone who has seroconverted the Hep B *meaning they are cured*? Does this mean that once that person was chronic and then without treatment had their body rid of the virus?
Response from Dr. McGovern
If you are referring to surface antibody, levels greater than the cutoff of that particular laboratory will suggest protection. The absolute number varies from lab to lab. Surface antibodies are protective.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.