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Antigen Hepatitis B Virus

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urine exposure to hbv

i have been reading in the BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNALabout urine exposure to hbv the discussion was about23 men with chronic liver disease who werepositive for hepatitis B antigen and they are saying that it is possible to be infected from there...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...better define the importance of these findings. I would also like to highlight that HCV has been isolated in semen and cervical vaginal fluids. However, sexual transmission of HCV is uncommon among monogamous couples. Read more »

Hbs Antigen

Can you please explain Hbs Antigen-results REACTIVE patients value 2.470 thnks and Godbless Read more »

Hepatitis B s Antigen: Positiv ?+ a diferent story

Hello Dr Barbara McGovern,I have few questions because our story is a bit different and still we... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Has 93 Million Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers: Ministry

...million Chinese, 7.18 percent of the nation's population, have hepatitis B surface antigen. A protein antigen produced by the hepatitis B virus, HBsAg is the earliest sign of acute HBV infection and often identifies people with the infection... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the strategy to eliminate hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in the United States. The report provides updated recommendations to improve... Read more »
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I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
...sex without protection; tests: At 7 days of contact. hiv1/hiv2 total antibody-ag p24 method quimiolumiscencia. negative. * hepatitis B antigen HBsAg metoso quimiolumiscencia negative. * anti-hepatitis B core antibody method Meia Total (AXSYM)... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

Should I get a hepatitis test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I thought it was pretty difficult to get hepatitis from a sexual encounter....should I worry about that? I have enough going on...don't need anything else. I am HIV negative. Should I worry about hepatitis or deal with what I have? Read more »

Portador inactivo hapatitis B

Posted by Katia, 2 Replies
...Hola a todos. Quisiera saber que significa exactamente ser portadora inactiva de la hepatitis B. Mi Analtica es la siguiente: HbsAg +, anti-hbs -, HbeAg-, AntiHbe+. Transaminsas ALT 12, GOT 10, GGT 12. Plaquetas 298.000, Read more »