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Apr 13, 2008

what do you mean by these results?

hep B core Ab, Tot = positive abnormal (i was worried about this??>)

HBsAg Screen = negative

hep B core Ab, Igm = negative

Response from Dr. McGovern

You do not have chronic infection. The core ab test could mean past infection with resolution or it could be a "false positive". I would suggest a test for surface antibody to help sort this out.

Hepatitis B Test Results
hep. b surf ab reactive

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