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Kindly explain my HB results

Mar 24, 2013

Dear Dr.

Please explaion to me the result of below tests that were obtained to know if I'm infected with Hepitites B or not .

Test 1 Result : HBSAG ........ TO BE CONFIRMED BY PCR Negative : < 1.0 Positive : > 1.0 Test 2 result : HBV PCR : BV DNA (quantitative ) ...... Less than 50 IU/mL NB: The HBV DNA detected Limit (threshold Level ) of this quantitative PCR is = 50 IU/mL.

Test 3 result : LFT T.Bilirubin = 0.9 mg/dl Alk.Phos = 119 U/L GPT = 40 U/L GOT = 30 U/L

Kindly advise if further realted tests are needed for evulation .

Thanks and regards

Response from Dr. Holodniy

I don't see an actual result for the HBSAg test. Thus, I cannot interpret the results. You should go back to the physician who ordered the test for interpretation.

lymphocytes decreasing since starting HIV treatment, CD4 counts not improving

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