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Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Ql Results

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Anti-HBs result

Dear Doctor:I have been reactive to HBsAg since year 2000 and I was just advised to have my anti- HBs tested. The result of my anti- HBs is non reactive with count of 2.0 IU/L, the cut-off value us 10UL/L. What does it men Doctor? What other tests...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
To know if you are infectious, you should get a hepatitis B DNA test.I would not expect your surface antibody to be reactive if you have a reactive hepatitis B surface antigen test - the two tests are usually not reactive at the same time since... Read more »

HbsAg, Anti-HbsAg Results

This are my result of test. HbsAg - Negative, Anti-HbsAg-Reactive. I just want to know whats your... Read more »

Anti HBs Results

We had our annual physical examination in the office and the clinical assessment they recommended... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...to HBsAg as part of the normal immune response to infection. HBsAg is the antigen used to make Hepatitis B vaccine. Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs): The presence of anti-HBs is generally interpreted as indicating recovery and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...convenient. Recommended dosages and schedules of hepatitis B vaccines Booster Doses Current data show that vaccine-induced hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) levels may decline over time; however, immune memory (anamnestic anti-HBs... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...negative test means: A person does not have the Hepatitis B virus in his or her blood Hepatitis B Surface Antibody (anti-HBs) is an antibody that is produced by the body in response to the Hepatitis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
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Should I get a hepatitis test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I thought it was pretty difficult to get hepatitis from a sexual encounter....should I worry about that? I have enough going on...don't need anything else. I am HIV negative. Should I worry about hepatitis or deal with what I have? Read more »

Portador inactivo hapatitis B

Posted by Katia, 2 Replies
...todos. Quisiera saber que significa exactamente ser portadora inactiva de la hepatitis B. Mi Analtica es la siguiente: HbsAg +, anti-hbs -, HbeAg-, AntiHbe+. Transaminsas ALT 12, GOT 10, GGT 12. Plaquetas 298.000, hemograma normal. Desconozco la... Read more »

NEGATIVO VIH Y DUDAS CON HEPATITIS

Posted by Quintino2008, 2 Replies
...hepatitis dice lo siguiente: Hepatitis B: Antigeno de superficie (HBsAG) NEGATIVO Hepatitis B, Anticuerpo de superficie (Anti HBs): 25.5 UI/L Hepatitis A, Anticuerpo IgG (HAV-IgG) POSITIVO Hepatitis C, Anticuerpos IgG: NEGATIVO. Me queda... Read more »

Informacin hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous
...este marcador puede aparecer durante la antigenemia, al mismo tiempo que HBsAg, y antes del comienzo de los sntomas. Igualmente anti-HBs puede no detectarse en algunos pacientes de manera inmediata tras la desaparicin de HBsAg, existiendo un... Read more »