|what does this mean
Oct 22, 2007
my lab reports: HBS Abs positive and HBSAG negative. please help thank you
Response from Dr. McGovern
You are protected from hepatitis B infection either from prior infection that you cleared on your own, or through vaccination.
A hepatitis B core antibody test would clarify which of the two. However, the bottom line is that you are protected against infection.
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