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Jul 8, 2008

Hi doc can you explain to me my hepatitis profile test results...

HBs Antigen *reactive HBs Antibody nonreactive HBc Antibody *reactive HBe Antigen nonrective HBe Antibody *reactive IgM Antibody for hep A

nonrective HCV test "routine" non reactive HBc (IGM) *reactive

I would greatly appreciate your help thanks..

Response from Dr. McGovern

The key test here is your HBcIgM test which is only seen in acute infection. You will need further follow up to determine that you have cleared your infection. This occurs most of the time in adults.

Your doctor should offer prophylaxis to any of your household and sexual contacts as well.

clearing hepatitis C infection

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