The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Ask the Experts About

Hepatitis and HIV CoinfectionHepatitis and HIV Coinfection
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

Hep B lab Results
May 9, 2008

This is hepatitis b topic is so question is...i was sexually active in 2000 and thats the last time i was..and in 2005 before i went to india from the states i was given some vaccine..i think an hep a and b booster...i just got tested recently and my test were as follows .. 1.HepB-HBsAg CMIA NonReactive

2.HepB-AntiHBs MEIA Reactive 183.60mIU/ml

3.HepB-AntiHBc (IgG and IgM) MEIA NonReactive

hypothetically speaking say i got the virus before and received the booster...would it effect my results and maybe theres a chance im chronically infected?? girlfriend performed oral sex on me recently..and got tested and she has antibodies..and can i person who is chronically infected have antibodies..thanks

Response from Dr. McGovern

I agree - Hepatitis B testing IS so confusing.

The good news for you is that you have only surface antibodies - this means that you have evidence of prior vaccination and the levels are protective against infection.

Can you please tell me if my test results are conclusive????
Hepa B Core Ab total Positive in infant core blood

  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary



This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint