Mar 28, 2008
HBsAg screen - negative Hep B Core Ab, Tot - negative Hep B Core Ab, Igm - positive
Hepatic Function Panel - very Normal and Healthy
What does this mean? Am I Infecticious? I was told this is a very unusual test results and they want to retest me in One Month.
Response from Dr. McGovern
It appears that you have acute hepatitis B. Your household and sexual contacts should receive prophylaxis against hepatitis B. I would discuss this further with your physician. You appear to be in the "window period" where the surface antigen is already negative. You should completely clear the virus on your own.
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