|Hepatitis Bs carrier negative of hepa Be antigent
May 31, 2010
kindly expalin to me about im positive of hepa Bs antigent negative of hepa Be antigent and im inactive carrier
Response from Dr. McGovern
Anyone who has Hepatitis B surface antigen has chronic infection. Whether it is active or not is determined ONLY by the presence or absence of HBV DNA in your blood.
Some people confuse this with whether the hepatitis E antigen is reactive or not. This is incorrect. You can have liver disease and active viral replication in your blood and still be hepatitis B e antigen negative.
You will need a HBV DNA to determine whether you have virus in your blood or not.
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