|Please help to explain my below Tests hep b
Jun 23, 2013
Dear Dr, I would apprciate if you kindly explaion to me the result of below tests that were obtained to know if I'm infected with Hepitites B or not .
Test 1 Result : HBSAG ........ TO BE CONFIRMED BY PCR Negative : < 1.0 Positive : > 1.0 Test 2 result : HBV PCR : BV DNA (quantitative ) ...... Less than 50 IU/mL NB: The HBV DNA detected Limit (threshold Level ) of this quantitative PCR is = 50 IU/mL.
Test 3 result : LFT T.Bilirubin = 0.5 mg/dl Alk.Phos = 44 U/L GPT = 29 U/L GOT = 25 U/L
Kindly advise if further realted tests are needed for evulation .
Thanks and regards
Response from Dr. Taylor
If your hepB SAg is negative you are not infected with hepatitis B. If it is positive you are infected with hepatitis B. I do not see this result.
If positive, I suggest getting tested for HIV as this is one if the factors that influences treatment decisions. Reducing or ideally eliminating alcohol and tobacco are also important.
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