Aug 19, 2008
My Heb B results are as follows:
HBsAg - Negative HBcAb Tot - Positive HBsAB - <0.1
What does this mean exactly?
Response from Dr. McGovern
You are someone with "isolated" core antibody. This can mean: 1. New infection 2. A false positive result 3. Prior infection with loss of surface antibody over time.
If you do not have risk factors for Hepatitis B it is likely a false positive result.
If you have risk of acquiring hepatitis B, you will still need a vaccine to protect you.
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