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test results
Apr 6, 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

I would get liver function tests since this could be consistent with acute hepatitis B infection - the IgM test is usually reliable. However, since you have already cleared HBsAg, you should do well.

Liver decompensation
Heb B postitive after vaccine

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