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pls interpret my laboratory exam
Apr 4, 2007

HSbAg- Non Reactive

A-hbS- Reactive Cut Off value- 10.0 Patient Count-77.2

Response from Dr. McGovern

The answer is dependent on your history, since I am missing a piece of information - your HB core antibody.

If you have a history of vaccination, this suggests an excellent immune response.

If you never had a vaccination for HBV, then you may have been exposed in the past. To determine this, you will need a HBcore antibody. If positive, you were exposed in the past, but cleared your virus.

If the core is negative, then you have been sucessfully vaccinated.

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