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Hepatitis B Antibody

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isolated hepatitis B core antibody

I checked for hepatitis b which showed HbSAg negative,HbSab negative but presence of core antibody. HCV negative, HIV negative; ALT> 65 IU;GGT & ALP also elevated. Please,what is wrong with me and what can I do
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Nothing clearly wrong. Would check the core test to see if it is core IgM or IgG since IgM would mean recent infection. If this is the case, your surface antibody should become positive. Read more »

Hepatitis B and HIV Antibody Production

I had Hep B 7 years ago, it is not chronic. I have took an HIV antibody test at week 9 of exposure... Read more »

Hepatitis B Vaccine and Hiv Antibodies. Donated $50.

Doc Bob, One single question:Does hepatitis b vaccine, 1 day after the encounter, delay the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Repeat Viral Testing of IVF Couples Not Needed: Study seven Irish fertility clinics between 2007 and 2009. Initial tests found no HIV infections, about 200 people positive for hepatitis B antibodies, and 16 positive for hepatitis C antibodies. Of those who continued treatments, repeat testing... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against... Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...sixty-seven HIV+ patients who had received the vaccine during the period 1991-1997. The study found that: 33 of 67 (49%) of hepatitis B antibody-negative patients completed the vaccination procedure 12 of those 33 (36%) developed the Hep B... Read more »

What Do I Need to Know About Immunizations?

I Am HIV Positive. Why Do I Need Immunizations? Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Antibody: a protein produced by the body's immune system that recognizes and fights infectious organisms. Each antibody is specific to a particular disease. ... Read more »
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I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
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Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »