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HBsAG cannot be nonreactive?

May 24, 2008

according to my doc HBsAG cannot be nonreactive bcoz once you are infected w/ hbv virus your test for that will alway be positive eventhough you clear from the virus, how true is that? anyway please interpret my result after 5mos of being dignosed a]HBeAG-nonreactive b]anti HBe-reactive c]HBV DNA DETECTED IS LESS THA 6IU/ML-specimens w/ less than 6iu/ml is below defined range thanks

Response from Dr. McGovern

In chronic infection, the very unusual patient may actually clear surface antigen. This is the best response of all but is infrequently seen!

Anti Hbc (IgG and IgM)

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