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Dec 9, 2007

i have never had vaccines for hep a@b, however, i just had blood work, hep a ab total is positive, hepsag screen is negative, hep b core ab, total is neg, hep b surface ab is neg, what does this mean

Response from Dr. McGovern

You were exposed to hepatitis A infection in the past; this does not cause any chronic problems.

You are not protected against hepatitis B. If you want to be protected due to any risk factors (eg, have a partner with chronic hepatitis B infection) you need a vaccine.

HBsAg reactive
Hepa B

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