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Dec 31, 2013

my surface antigent is possite,hbe antigen is + abe antibody is - ,hbv dna is detected with sensitivity and specificity of 99%,sgpt is 51 ,what is means

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This means you have chronic hepatitis B virus infection. Ideal next steps include getting tested for HIV and hepatitis C, discontinuing alcohol and tobacco use if you use, and seeing if you can access a hepatitis B physician. Talk with her/him about possible treatment with antiviral pills, and getting household and sexual contacts testes and if not infected, vaccinated.



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