|HBsAG .46 S/N negative HbsAb
May 25, 2009
i got a needle prick last january w/ hep b (lantus needle)pt.i was vaccinated 10 yrs ago. i do the bld test shows low.then i recieved immunoglobulin + 3 doses of hepa b vaccine. after 3 months i do the blood test result shows: HBsAg 0.46 S/N negative HBsAb >1000.0 mIU/ml reactive Flags: >.high pls give me some explanation of my result. am i infected w/ hep b? thank you. more power.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Since your surface antigen (HBsAg) is negative, you are not infected.
After vaccination, you want to see your surface antibodies (HBsAb) high - this means you are protected against infection. This is a good result.
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