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Blood Tests For Hepatitis B

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inactive hepatites b

my fiance has inactive hepatites b and i don't know if it is danger or not? and if it can be active after that or not? please reply thanks a lot
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...remains so.In the meantime, be certain that you have been vaccinated against hepatitis B and have protective antibodies (a simple blood test for hepatitis B surface antibody will tell you that). Read more »

Is Hepatitis b cureable

I have recent discover that I may have a change of having hepatitis b. My main question is can... Read more »

Hepatits B

My blood test results had Globulin 37g/l & ALT 51u/l, Be-Ag -, Be-Ab -, Anti Hbcore +. All other... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Tests for Hepatitis B Recalled

... On Monday, Johnson & Johnson and U.S. regulators said the company has recalled some blood tests for hepatitis B virus because they may give false negative results. The affected products, which were distributed in the United States and Europe, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention and Pregnancy

...two shots of hepatitis B vaccine will be given along with other baby shots. All other members of your household should get a blood test for hepatitis B. If the blood test is negative, hepatitis B vaccine should be given to the other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Nurses Hit the Streets by Night

...must rely on lay workers and have just two to three nurses on staff, she said. In Chicago, the Night Ministry provides mobile blood testing, hepatitis A and B vaccinations, flu shots and condoms to the homeless, sex workers, and drug users. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...of the liver) or liver cancer. Even as the liver becomes diseased, some people still do not have symptoms, although certain blood tests for liver function might begin to show some abnormalities. How will I know if I have Hepatitis B? Talk... Read more »
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Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test?

Posted by Anonymous
...can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test like testing for ur hematology and and blood chemistry? a blood test not specifically for HIV like the ELISA test. Read more »

blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have never been tested for HIV. But Ihave taken several other blood tests which have came out great, including a white blood cell test. Is there still a possibility that I could be positive? Read more »

Blood Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If my physician performed a blood test on my blood, would HIV/AIDS show up if I didnt ask to be tested for it? Read more »