|Type of infection
Sep 22, 2008
Hi, I have HAV Total positive, while HAV IgM is negative; HBs is negative too, what do these results mean?
Response from Dr. McGovern
You have evidence of past hepatitis A infection; the IgM is negative so the infection is not recent.
If the HBs antigen is negative, then you don't have chronic infection from Hepatitis B.
Please answer my question.
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