|hep B serology results interpretation, pls help
Oct 12, 2011
Can you please interpret this for me: HBsAG - NON REACTIVE; ANTI HBS - REACTIVE; ANTI HBc (IGg) REACTIVE; HBeAG - NON REACTIVE; ANTI HBE (.742) - REACTIVE; ANTI HBc (IgM) NON REACTIVE; CUT OFF VALUE 1.0 AND ANY VALUES BELOW CUT OFF IS CONSIDERED REACTIVE ECLIA METHOD.
DO I HAVE PREVIOUS HEP B INFECTION BY HAVING ANTI HBC IGG REACTIVE? AM I A CARRIER? PLEASE HELP ME ON THIS.. THANKS VERY MUCH
| Response from Dr. McGovern
When the core and surface antibodies are reactive and the surface antigen (HBsAG) is not, you have evidence of prior infection.
To be a carrier you must have a reactive HBsAg.
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