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hepa profile
Oct 18, 2009

the following is the result of my hepa profile: hepa b surface antigen-non reactive, anti HBs- non reactive, anti HBC- non reactive, HBE- non reactive, HBE Antigin- non Reactive, Anti HAV- reactive. Please let me know if i have hepa A or B, or anything that I have to worry about.

Response from Dr. McGovern

If your tests are "non-reactive" that basically means "negative"

Your hepatitis A test indicates either prior infection or prior immunization. Either way, you won't get HAV infection if you are exposed in the future. Also, HAV does NOT cause chronic liver disease.

Hepatites C
yellow jaundice

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