|hep b carrier
May 10, 2008
could you tell more about my result i dont not understand it Hep B eAg is negative Hep B eAb Detected and everything is normal in my blood test and they saw it as resolved hepatitis b viral infection. HBV DNA may be considered to exclude viral replication. what does it mean? but in the result for 2007 Hep B surface Ag detected, HepBe Ag not detected, Hep B Core Ab detected, Hep B surface Ab <10 IU/L, Hep Be Ab detected. My HBV DNA not detected on 06 result was 0.5pg/ml(142,000 copies/mL) and then 2007 was 2000 copies/mL. Could you tell me whether what this means it is really urgent?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Yes it sounds like over time you have cleared your virus and your HBeAg is negative and you have seroconverted to a protective HBeAB. This is good news. You also want to see HB surface antigen (HBsAg) read as "non reactive" and then this would be consistent with completely resolved infection.
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