|hepatitis B test
Jun 23, 2013
Dear Dr. Taylor,
I am 29 years old, female, 50 kg. Could you please help to interpret my blood tests on hepatitis:
HbsAg - negative anti HBC total. - pozitiv anti HBs - >1000 ref. <10 HbeAg - negative Anti-HBe - positiv Anti-HBc total - positiv IgM anti-HBC - negative
AST - 0,35 ref. < 0,5 ALT - 0,71 ref. < 0,55
what do you recommend to do next?
it looks like ALT is elevated and Coefficient de Ritis is lower than normal, why so ?
Thank you very much.
Response from Dr. Taylor
You were exposed to hepatitis B but cleared away this infection. You do not have hepatitis B. You are protected against this infection now, which is good news.
The elevated ALT may be due to a number of things, which may include for some people alcohol intake, obesity/fatty liver disease, other types of liver disease, such as hepatitis C. I suggest asking your doctor to evaluate you for other causes of elevation in ALT if this persists.
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