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Please Interpret Result of HBV DNA

Apr 19, 2008

method: RT-PCR (TAQMAN) Result:4,009,685 copies/ml i. e. 6.6 log copies/ml i. e. 688,949 UI/ml

interpretition: method use has a theoritical limit of detection of 12UI/ml of plasma i.e. about 70 HBV-DNA copies (1.8 log). The linearity scale extends up to 110,000,000 UI/ml i.e. about 640 million copies (8.8 log) Quantification is homogenous for all HBV genotypes tested.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

You are likely chronically infected with HBV and your viral load is at a moderate level. You should consult with a liver specialist for any further evaluation.

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