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Hep B vaccine cause reactive antibody result
Jun 28, 2009

Can the Hep B vaccine cause a reactive antibody result on a Hep C test?

Response from Dr. McGovern

I am not aware of any data to suggest this. However, if you think the antibody is a "false positive" you can getting further testing with a RIBA to confirm positivity. I do this test in patients who have no risk factors for HCV infection.



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