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hbv dna test result

Jan 12, 2008

Good day doc, my brother and I have been chronic carrier of hepa b since birth, our results were: HBV-DNA DETECTED IS GREATER THAN 110,000,000 IU/ml (>640,200,000 copies/ml) Remarks 1. HBV-DNA-VIRAL LOAD-RT-PCR (TAQMAN)LIMIT: 6-100,000,000 IU/ml(35,-640,200,000 copies/ml 2. Specimens with less than 6 IU/ml (<35 copies/ml) is below the defined range of the test. 3. Specimens with greater than is above the defined range of the test.

What does this mean? Thank you.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

That your HBV viral load is detectable and you have chronic HBV infection.

Viral loads
2nd set of results - confusing

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