Apr 6, 2008
I got some blood work done regarding Hepatitis B within the last 2 weeks and I am pragnant. Can you please explain what my results mean....
Varicella Zoster virus Iggi-positive
Hepb Surface Ag-negative
HepB surface Ab- >1000
HepB core Ab-positive
HepB coreAb Interp-Consistent with previous Hepatitis B
HepC Ab negative
Can you please tell me what you think the blood test might mean?
Thank you so much for your time.
Response from Dr. McGovern
It appears that you had past HBV infection. This is not a potential hazard to your baby since you have cleared the infection.
Sexual transmission of Hep C
HBv B Acute positive & risk of HIV after negative test
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