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Sep 8, 2011

hi doc i just want to now i'm a hepa b positive my test result are antihbs-non reactive hbeag-non reactive antihbe reactive antihavigm non reactive what does these result mean?

Response from Dr. McGovern

You need to have a hepatitis B surface antigen test. If reactive, then you have chronic hepatitis B infection. You will then need a HBV DNA test to see if you have active or inactive disease.

If nonreactive, then I suspect you are doing well and the anti-HBe test may be falsely reactive.



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