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Hepatitis B Test Results

Hi, can you please help me interpret my test results:Hep B Surf Ag - Neg,Hep B Surf Ab - Neg,Hep B Surf Ab,Conc -3.8 mIU/mL,Hep B Core Ab - Pos,Hep A Ab, Total - Pos,Hep B "e" Ab - Pos,Hep B "e" Ag - Neg,HBV DNA, Qt, Interp - Neg,HBV DNA, Copies...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It appears that you have been exposed to Hepatitis B in the past but cleared the infection, since your surface antigen is nonreactive.It appears that you are protected from hepatitis A - either you were vaccinated or you already had the infection... Read more »

hepatitis b test results

In 1982 I was diagnosed with hepatitis b my test results today are Core Total Abs PositiveCore IGM... Read more »

Hepatitis b test results PLEASE ANSWER

Thank you for answering my question but I falled to supply the HBV DNA Ultra Quant reference range... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Virginia Urges Testing After Hepatitis B Outbreak

The West Virginia Bureau of Public Health (WVBPH) is contacting almost 2,000 people who may be at risk of hepatitis B after participating in a free dental clinic. The alert centers on patients and volunteers who took part in the Mission of Mercy... Read more »
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

...results. Below are some of the common tests and their meanings. But remember: only your doctor can interpret your individual test results. Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) is a protein on the surface of the Hepatitis B virus. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...recommended for all pregnant women as soon as the pregnancy is recognized, irrespective of hepatitis B vaccination history or previous test results 9 , 145-147 . In addition, women with risk factors for HBV infection during their pregnancy... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »