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Hepatitis B Blood Test Results

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help in understanding hepa b test result

Result on my test show that HBe antibody is positive, HBs Antigen is Positive, HBs Antibody is negative, HBc IgM is netative.. what does this mean... please enlighten about this result....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You are a chronic carrier of hepatitis B. However, I cannot tell if your disease is active or not without a measure of the virus in your blood. This test is called HBV Read more »

re: help in understanding hepa b test result

I have recently obtain my hbv-dna test and hbv-dna has not been detected... Test method HBV-DNA... Read more »

Ambiguous blood test results

I recently had a hepatitis B blood test and had the following results.HBV Surface antigen:... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Tests for Hepatitis B Recalled

... On Monday, Johnson & Johnson and U.S. regulators said the company has recalled some blood tests for hepatitis B virus because they may give false negative results. The affected products, which were distributed in the United States and Europe, 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 »
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 »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...not HBV hasbecome chronic. HBsAg (Hepatitis B Surface 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 »
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Negative test results are no longer valid...

Posted by dsaklad
...Negative test results are no longer valid if there's another sexual contact. Besides AIDS HIV acquired immune deficiency syndrome human immunodeficiency Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

NAT testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know anything about Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) I was told that blood banks use it to seek the virus in donated Blood. How effective is it? I have had numberous negitive Elisa test from home Access over the past six months( with no risky... Read more »

Pinksters test results:

Posted by coby, 9 Replies
I told you I would let you know what came back and what he said so here it goes. Doc called at 6:00 tonight and all my tests were back, this is what he had to say. My EIA was negative, my Westergreen was normal, my cd4 is 1180 and my HSF was in the... Read more »