|Hep B Surf Ab
Jul 2, 2013
Hi! Please help me to understand the result of my test: Hep B Surf Ab 103 f (where f is footnote). Thanks in advance!
| Response from Dr. Taylor
It sounds as though you are protected against hepatitis B virus infection, which is good news.
The surface antibody being present and at a high level means that either 1) you were successfully vaccinated against hepatitis B or 2) you were exposed to hepatitis B and you cleared away the infection and developed this protective antibody.
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