Mar 1, 2009
We are looking to adopt a little girl from China but her test results have me confused and I was wondering if you could shed some light on them. She had a test at 10 months that said all her markers were negative except hbeab which was positive. Her hbv-dna said result: 7.727 x 10 to the 2nd iu/ml (reference values: <1.0 x 10 to the 3rd iu/ml)
She had a test 2mo. later at 1yr old and the results were all the same except now her hbeab was negative. What does this all mean? Thank you!
Response from Dr. Holodniy
I think you need some more testing and/or information. The tests indicate that she has a low detectable HBV viral load of 772 IU/mL, yet there is some immune response with a positive HBV e antibody. You should consult with a liver specialist.
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