|Please test Panel Results
Jul 8, 2008
I have ordered Hep B panel test.
1.HbsAg :Negative 2.HBcAB IgM :Negative 3.HBeAg :Negative 4.Anti-HBe :Positive 5.Anti-HBc Positive 6.Anti-Hbs :Positive ( Value is 1678 ui/ml)
My ALT is 60 and GGt is 70.
A). Am I protected? why my ALT and GGT are high?
B).Can you please advise what I need to do?
C). Since my IgM is Negative shall assume my infection is more than six month old?
d). Is it good sign to have Anti-Hbe
| Response from Dr. McGovern
It appears that you have had past hepatitis B infection since your core and surface antibodies are positive. HOwever, you appear to have cleared your infection.
I am uncertain why your liver function tests are positive. I would ask your doctor to check for hepatitis C and other causes of liver disease.
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