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Hep B Dna Quantitation

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Hepatitis B

Hi Dr, I got some blood work done regarding Hepatitis B within the last 2 months. Can you please explain what my results mean....Hep B Surface AG-NegativeHep B Core AB Total-PositiveHep B Core AB IGM- Positive Hep B Surface AB HBSAB, QT-Negative...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis B testing results can be quite confusing. The most striking component of your testing shows that your Hep B core antibody is positive with an "Ig M" response. This would suggest that you had hepatitis B relatively recently. However the Read more »

hep b dna and cancer

I am undergoing chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer. My hep b dna viral load is around 64,000... Read more »

Hep B Viral DNA QT

I have an Hep B viral DNA QT value of 35600 H (<160 copies/mL) and have reactive readings on: Hep A... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... 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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...injuries involving inappropriately discarded needles. Needle-stick injuries can transfer blood and blood-borne pathogens (e.g., hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV), but the risk of transmission is extremely low and there are no documented cases of... Read more »
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Anyone Know About HepB Coinfection Stuff?

Posted by shannon, 1 Reply
...Hey everyone! I am trying to find out what 356 MILLION copies of HBV DNA means in the absence of other liver information. It sounds awfully high, but David is looking and feeling fine, so could it Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. Read more »