Hepatitis B And Reactive Surface Antibody Ql

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hep B core AB reactive

My hepatitis B core AB total is reactive and my hepatitis B surface antibody QL is reactive. Can you tell me what this means?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The combination of hepatitis core and surfaceantibody positivity means past exposure of hepatitis B with complete clearance. You are not at risk for chronic liver disease. Read more »

Lab results

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Hep B surface antibody non reactive

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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...not HBV hasbecome chronic. HBsAg (Hepatitis BSurface Antigen) HBsAgs are small protein particles on the surface of the hepatitis B virus. HBsAgs can bedetected and measured by a blood test. HBsAg testing is commonly used to screen for... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis A Virus Infection Recommendations for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis B Virus Infection Recommendations for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis C Virus Infection ... Read more »
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 »