Feb 10, 2011
My son is entering the medical field and needs to have a blood test to be certain he has the surface antibodies for Hepatitis B as a result of prior vaccinations. What is the specific wording needed to make sure the lab knows what test to perform?
Response from Dr. McGovern
He needs a "hepatitis B surface antibody"....eg, anti-HBs
hep c infection
Hepatitis Issues and post-PEP testing
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