|What does this result mean?
Sep 9, 2007
Hep A Ab, IgM-negative, Hep A Ab, Total-positive, HBsAg Screen-negative, Hep B Core Ab, Total-negative, Hep B Surface Ab-157.0 mIU/mL, HCV Ab-0.3 s/co ratio
Why I have positive result on Hep A Ab total?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
You probably had hepatitis A as a child or adolescent in the distant past. Hepatitis A is transmitted by contaminated food or water. Alternatively, the antibody can occasionally become positive after recent hepatitis A immunization (if you were recently vaccinated).
Your hepatitis B panel is consistent with past vaccination as well.
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