|Hepatis B Lab results
Sep 10, 2005
I have Hepatis B (I am from Vietnam and my Mom could have transmitted to me when she gave birth to me 41 years ago). Recent 2005 labtest showed "reactive" to HB e AB. Also, HBV DNA, QN, PCR(IU/ML) level is 764H (ref range < 100 IU/ML), and HBV DNA, QN, PCR (copies/ML) is 1397H (ref <160 copies/ML). Last year (2004), the test showed "positive" for Hep B surface AG Conf, "reactive" to Hep B Surface Antigen, and "reactive" to HB Core AB, Total. What do these results mean and how is 2005 test compared to 2004 results? Thanks.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
These test results indicate chronic HBV infection.
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