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Hepatitis B

Dec 11, 2011

I am 34 yrs old male and I had done Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) DNA Quantification (Viral Load)-COBAS TaqMan

details are as follows

Test: Quantification of HBV DNA from patient's plasma or serum by standard procedure on COBAS TaqMan

Equipment: COBAS Ampliprep and COBAS Taqman

Limit of Detection: 20 IU/ML

Conversion: 1 IU is equivalent to 5.82 copies/ml

Measuring Range: 20-170,000,000 IU/ML

Specificity: 100% with a confidence limit of 99.54%


Log Value 3.76

SGPT (ALT), SERUM BY ENZYMATIC METHOD IS 48 can you guide me what precaution should I take to prevent further liver damage? what is the status of my desease. I would be highly oblige to you,please guide me.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

You don't indicate why the test was obtained, but it likely means you have chronic HBV infection and your viral load is very low. You should consult with a liver specialist as to whether treatment is indicated now or can be delayed.

HCV RNA Results
Viral load undetectable, but CD4 went down

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