Hepatitis - B Results - Pls Answer
Jan 3, 2008
My Recent Test Results on - 21 February 2007 is
Hepatitis B Surface antigen (HbSAg) Australia - 262.48 S/N (Reference Range - S/N < 2.00 = Negative, S/N >= 2.00 = Reactive, S = Sample Rate. N = Index Calibrator Mean Rate.)
HBV Quantitative (RealTime PCR) is <0.02 IU/L (Kit sensitivity is 0.02 IU/uL. 1 IU/mL of HBV equals to the 7 Genomic copies/mL.). Remarks - The graph shows the Standards were detected at ct 24.63, ct 21.83, and ct 11.29 respectively and negative control was not detected where by indicating successful PCR analysis. No amplification observed in sample
SGPT ALT (Kinetic UV) 49 U/L (reference range Male <45 U/L), SGOT AST 29 U/L, Globulin (Calculation) 2.7 g/dL (reference range 0.8 1.9 g/dL),
My Previous Tests Were
My results of 22nd Nov 06 tests are Hepatitis B, Surface Ag +(Positive) 178 iu/ml(2.25 log iu/ml), ALT 44
My previous test on 22 Aug 06 results are (TL)-Loe HbsAB;Hep B carrier, Hep B surface Antibody level <10 IU/L
Thank you so much,
Response from Dr. McGovern
So far it appears that you are an inactive carrier - you have surface antigen but no active viral replication.
You should continue to have monitoring about every six months to be certain that this infection remains inactive.
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