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My ALT results due to Interferon
Nov 16, 2008

Finished 24 my weeks on Interferon Aug 08

Aug 08 ALT 544, HBV DNA <6 IU/ml

Oct 08 ALT 288

Nov 08 ALT 130

How long do you think my ALT will be in the normal range?

Response from Dr. McGovern

It appears that you have initiated interferon for hepatitis B infection. The more important question is what was your HB e antigen before therapy. If positive, then the best indicator of a good response would be loss of HB e antigen with a gain of HB e antibody - eg, seroconversion.

HBeAg + HBsAg +
Is my partner safe of Hepatites B if he's vacinated?

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