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Hepatitis B
Mar 30, 2011

I just got my Hepatitis B carrier studies result,

HBeAg = Non reactive Anti-HBe = Reactive SGPT/ALT = 16 U/L (5-44) Alpha Fetoprotein (AFP)= 1.8 ng/ml (0-15.0)

I just been informed by my doctor that i got hepatitis B. Then she asked me to do another blood test to identify whether i am carrier or not. The results above are what written in the report.

What does it means?

Response from Dr. McGovern

If your hepatitis BsAg is reactive, then yes you are a carrier. However I will not know if you are ACTIVE or INACTIVE without another blood test - HBV DNA.With you normal liver function tests (eg, ALT) I will guess that you are inactive and do not need treatment right now.



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