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Hepatitis B Testing Interpretation

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Please interpret my HBV DNA test result.

Hi Good PM. I am Diagnose with HEpa B last year the results of my HBV DNA was more than 110,000,000 IU/ml my Doctor have prescribe me to take baraclude for 1 year. Last May of this year after undergoing HBV DNA test the result drops to 10 IU/ml....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
What I suspect is that your result is <10 IU/ml which means that your virus is not detected any longer.Viral suppression is an excellent result. You will want to discuss with your doctor the length of your therapy. If you have HBeAg negative... Read more »

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