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Lab result. please advice on what to do? ;(
Oct 13, 2010

Please help to interpret this result.

MMUNOLOGY

Anti HBe (CMIA) 0.020 C.O.V. 1.000 REACTIVE

AHBe count below the cut -off~value is considered REACTIVE

Anti HBs (CMIA) 0.000 C.O.V. 10.000 NON-REACTIVE

HBeAg (CMIA) 0.388 C.O.V. 1.000 NONREACTIVE

HEMATOLOGY Prothrombin Prothrombin time (pt)Time PT Patient 11.00 sec 10 ~ 14

PT Control 12.70 sec 11.79 ~ 14.23

% Activity 98.90

INR 0.92

< 6 IU/ml < 35 copies/ml The method used for HBV DNA Viral Load PCR is COBAS TaqMan HBV Test. The detectable range with this method is 6 - 110,000,000 IU/ml (35 - 640,200,000 copies/ml). The quantification is homogenous for all HBV genotypes tested.

Please advice on what to do.;( I appreciate your feedback. Thank you so much and god bless.

Response from Dr. McGovern

You need testing for HB surface antigen and HBV DNA and liver function tests. You may have chronic HBV infection, but I can't tell yet from the limited number of tests you got.



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