Dec 1, 2007
Dear Dr. McGovern,
My husband was diagnosed as HBV reactive.he had his laboratory test done.as follows:Anti HBs ag absorbance 3,500 cut of is 0.61,AntiHBS 0.16,cut of .422,anti hbc igg, 0.10 cut of 0.709, anti HAV igm 0.008 cut of 0.188,Hbc ag 0.002 cut of 0.051, anti hbe 0.018 cut of 0.620. and HBV DNA viral load is less that 1,000. Does he need treatment at all? Hoping eagerly to your response. Thank you!
Response from Dr. McGovern
I suspect he is an inactive carrier. No treatment but he needs every six month follow up.
Statistics and me
IS THE VACCINE ENOUGH TO PRVANT FROM HBV
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