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Hepatitis Blood Tests And Hbeag

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Dear Sir, I am Hepatitis B carrier and I took lamivudine (100mg) for nearly 2 years and last two months my blood test show HbeAg negative and I stop the drug. But now 2.5.2009 I did the HBV DNA assay and it show the viral Load is >110,000,000 iu/ml...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would guess that you may be a Hepatitis B e antigen negative patient. Patients with this profile can often achieve viral suppression on treatment, but then have rebound of virus Read more »

about Hep B carrier

i want to ask for Hepatitis B carrier, if the blood test of (HBsAg) and (e ) and ( ?) are all... Read more »

Urgent Advice

Hi doctor im 24 years male and im hep b patient from past 8 years but till now I not had any... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...of the liver) or liver cancer. Even as the liver becomes diseased, some people still do not have symptoms, although certain blood tests for liver function might begin to show some abnormalities. How will I know if I have Hepatitis B? Talk... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...that with managing achronic disease like HBV, you might go through many years of monitoring your condition withjust routine blood tests and office visits without the need for treatment. Working with a doctoryou like and trust, and taking charge... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The Other Hepatitis: The ABCs of HBV

...may have been exposed to the hepatitis B virus, but the result can only be confirmed in relationship to the above two tests. Hepatitis B E Antigen (HBeAg): If HBsAg and HBeAg are both positive, the hepatitis B virus is present in the liver and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...(IgM anti-HBc): Positivity indicates recent infection with HBV (≤6 months). Its presence indicates acute infection. Hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg): A secreted product of the nucleocapsid gene of HBV that is found in serum during acute... Read more »
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Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test?

Posted by Anonymous
...can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test like testing for ur hematology and and blood chemistry? a blood test not specifically for HIV like the ELISA test. Read more »

blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have never been tested for HIV. But Ihave taken several other blood tests which have came out great, including a white blood cell test. Is there still a possibility that I could be positive? Read more »

Blood Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If my physician performed a blood test on my blood, would HIV/AIDS show up if I didnt ask to be tested for it? Read more »