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hepatitis profile with HCV
Dec 29, 2009

pls help me my brother too im belong to a poor family my brother wants to go abroad but finally we found out that he has hepatitis i tried our best to have lab test and this is the result

hepatits profile w/HCV HBsAg w/titer (ECLIA) 2102.000 C.O.V. 1.000 REACTIVE Anti HBs (ECLIA) <2.00 IUL C.O.V. 10.000 NON-REACTIVE HBeAg(ECLIA) 0.109 C.O.V. 1.000 NON-REACTIVE AntiHBe(ECLIA) 0.004 C.O.V. 1.000 REACTIVE Anti-HAV IgM(ECLIA) 0.250 C.O.V. 1.000 NON-REACTIVE Anti-HBc IgG(ECLIA) 0.007 C.O.V. 1.000 REACTIVE Anti-HCV (ECLIA) 0.111 C.O.V. 1.000 NON-REACTIVE

pl help us as soon as possible and GOD BESS U ALL

Response from Dr. McGovern

You have evidence of chronic HBV infection. However, you need liver function tests and HBV DNA testing to see if the infection is active or inactive. HBV DNA is an expensive test however. I would not suggest this right now if you have to pay for it by yourself....

You do not have evidence of HCV infection.

I cannot tell if you had hepatitis A in the past because your test should be IgG for past infection - not IgM which tell you about new infection...



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