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Hepatitis B infection
Oct 16, 2011

HB viral load of 3.8IU/ML what does this indicates in recently diagnised Hepatitis B infected person. whether this require any treatment?

Response from Dr. McGovern

that is a low viral load. Iwould simply follow for now. If you just got diagnosed you need at least six months of follow-up before you know if it is chronic infection or resolving infection.

I would not treat at present until further follow-up is done.


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