|hep lab results
Jun 28, 2009
15 YEAR OLD SONS RESULTS ALSO ELEVATED LIVER ENZYMES AST OF 37 ALT OF 76
HEPATITIS PANEL (LABS) HB S AB,QL= REACTIVE HB S AG W/REFLUX CONF= NOTHING LISTED HB S AG: NON REACTIVE HEPATITIS A AB TOTOAL W/REFLUX: NOTHING LISTED HEPATITIS A AB, TOTAL= NON REACTIVE HB CORE AB, TOTAL= NON REACTIVE HEPATITIS C AB= NON REACTIVE SIGNAL TO CUTOFF RATION= 0.06
DOES HE HAVE HEP B OR DID IT GO AWAY? IS HE A CARRIER FOR LIFE?
Response from Dr. McGovern
Your son just shows evidence of vaccination against hepatitis B. He does not have the infection.
If your son is overweight, the elevated tests may be from fatty liver.
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