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HBV results
Mar 31, 2014

My HB surface antigen is positive,Hbe antigen is negative,Hbe anti body is positive,LFT is normal in range,while HBV is detected with sensetivityt and specificity of 99%,what it means

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You have chronic hepatitis B infection. Ideally you should be followed by a physician with hepatitis B expertise. Talk with your doctor about being tested for hepatitis C and A, and HIV. These results may impact next steps. Avoid alcohol and tobacco. Talk with your doctor about indications for treatment and treatment options. Not everyone with hep B needs treatment right now. This infection can change in our bodies over time. Talk with your doctor about testing and vaccinating sexual and household contacts. All best to you.



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