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Hep B Antibodies Reactive

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Hep B surface antibody non reactive

my daughter age 14 was immunized at birth against hep b. she got hepatitis A but the hep B surface antigen showed borderline positive in her case. also her hep b surface antibody was nonreactive 6.85. what does this mean?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...recommend that your pediatrician speak to the the laboratory director to find out if a confirmatory test was performed for the hepatitis B surface antigen. This test always requires confirmation. Her surface antibody is <10 so it is non... Read more »

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...Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for about 20 years. Hepatitis B can cause serious... Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

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Posted by pluto28, 2 Replies
...is not enough? Oraquick is the same as ELISA? Please provide me good information please... I did other test and herpes 1 and hep B antibodies was reactive? can these two things delay antibodies to be picked by oraquick??? Thank you for your tiem... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...positives on other tests, including RPR (rapid plasma reagent) test for syphilis 17, 48, 33, 10, 49 22.Rheumatoid arthritis 36 23.Hepatitis B vaccination 28, 21, 40, 43 24.Tetanus vaccination 40 25.Organ transplantation 1, 36 26.Renal... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...positives on other tests, including RPR (rapid plasma reagent) test for syphilis 17, 48, 33, 10, 49 22.Rheumatoid arthritis 36 23.Hepatitis B vaccination 28, 21, 40, 43 24.Tetanus vaccination 40 25.Organ transplantation 1, 36 26.Renal... Read more »

8 week negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...me 95-98% of people test positive within 6-8 weeks. I tested negative 3 weeks past my ARS period. Should I have had enough antibodies by then? I'll be testing again at 90 days. Any help or reassurances would be greatly appreciated! Read more »