Apr 19, 2009
Hi, My partner is a chronic HBV carrier from birth. Her core and surface antigen are positive. Her E antigen is negative and she has a moderate viral load (HBVDNA 3459 IU/ml)
I expect that it is too late for anti-viral therapy but is it possible to use interferon at this stage in the virus?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
There are many treatment options for chronic HBV infection and are not necessarily affected by time of infection. She needs to consult with a liver specialist as to which antiviral medication would be most appropriate.
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