|Lab report interpretation NEEDED
Jul 3, 2009
Hello Dr. McGovern I am 25 years old male. Please help me out with my lab report. Under Serology/Infectious Disease heading the following appears: FEBRILE AGGLUTINATION Rapid Plasma Reagin...Non-Reactive Treponema Hema. ......N.A. --------------------------------------- Anti-HCV (1gG)........Negative HIV...................Negative Hepatitis Bs Ag.......Negative Hepatitis Bs Ab.......Positive
Response from Dr. McGovern
It appears that you have been vaccinated for hepatitis B or had prior infection that cleared. You will need testing of HB core antibody to tell the difference.
i dont know if i need to treat
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