Sep 2, 2012
i have been suffering from chronic hepb for more than one year. taking baraclude.now the result is viral load is <20iu/ml.my question is whether i continue the tablet further and how long?whether any chances of getting seroconversion of hbsag
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
The short answer is you need to continue the baraclude. Although you have had a good virologic response, the fact the your HBsAg is still positive indicates the virus is still present, although at a very low level of activity given the undetectable viral load. It is still positive to see your HBsAg become negative, but only time will tell whether that will happen.
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