Dec 1, 2007
Imak HBs Ag and it give weak positive then Imake PCR and the result was underdetectable level sowhate can i do next?
Response from Dr. McGovern
I would simply follow up the surface antigen in about six months. I would have the laboratory confirm the HBsAg test to be certain it is a true positive test. A weak positive test with no detectable virus by PCR makes me wonder if you are truly positive for hepatitis B.
HBsAg positive, HBV DNA 22 IU/ml, HBeAg nonreactive, Anti-HBe reactive
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