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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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