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Hep B Test Result Interpretation

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Please help interpret Hep B test results

My recent test results shows:HB S AG W/REFLEX CONF positive >14.6HB E AG negativeHB E AB positiveHB CORE AB,TOT positiveHB S AB 50.2 HB CORE AB (IGM) negativeHBV DNA <5 pg/ml Liver test results:ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE 139AST 33ALT 47Also,could you...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

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The child was infected and cleared the virus ,and has now immunity for HBV.This is showed by the reactive HBsAb.The mother's tests show HVB in the process of clearance or resolution.The HBeAb is seen when the infection is clearing and after the... Read more »

interpret of the results for various test for Hepa B

My brother was diagnosed that he is reactive for HSBg and undergo the following test:-HbeAg... Read more »

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Test results How to interpret it??

Posted by pozz_in_SA, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed in March 2006. First results CD 4 was 820 and Viral load Undetectable. One year later CD 4 729 and Viral load 7200. Is there an average at which the VL increase pe year and how long do you think it will be before I have to go on... Read more »

Rapid Testing results

Posted by mdprdu, 1 Reply
Does anyone know whether or not the rapid testing using a pinprick is reliable or not? Is there a high incidence of false positives with these rapid tests? I know they follow it up with the general two week blood work test if it comes back positive,... Read more »

Test results

Posted by briannan, 3 Replies
Local health department...was supposed to get them back today, but now they are saying Friday. Should I be worried that its taking longer it means its positive? When I called the first time today, they said they didn't have any of that day's blood... Read more »

Confuse about test results

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I went to the Hospital to get tested for HIV after possible exposure at 18 weeks, my result was ready in 1 hour and it read: HIV (1&2) Negative Negative. This is not an ELISA test nor a Western Blot, so my questions are: What kind or type of... Read more »