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Hepatitis Bs Antigen

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Hepatitis Bs Antigen

My blood test show that my Hepatitis Bs Antigen is Positive and the Antibody is Negative. I'm a gay with a lover, and he is one Have Liver synosis with Hepatitis B Antibody...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
From what I understand, your lover has surface antibody that is >100. That would be a protective level that will protect him against infection.... Read more »

hepatitis core antigen

In occult HBV infection due to suspected simultaneous HIV co-infection, is core antigen always... Read more »

Labs results of Hepatitis B antigens

I'm would like to get a better understanding of my lab results. Was diagnosed with Acute... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Has 93 Million Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers: Ministry

In a report released Monday, the Ministry of Health said about 93 million Chinese, 7.18 percent of the nation's population, have hepatitis B surface antigen. A protein antigen produced by the hepatitis B virus, HBsAg is the earliest sign of acute... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pact Is Reached to Develop Anadys's Hepatitis Drug

Novartis AG announced it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with San Diego-based Anadys Pharmaceuticals Inc. for a drug to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). According to the deal, Novartis obtains the right to develop and manufacture... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

In recent years, a lot has been written about hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in people who also have HIV (co-infection). HCV is a significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bayer Unit Gets FDA Hepatitis Test OK

On Monday, the diagnostics division of Bayer AG announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two of its automated hepatitis B tests. Bayer's Healthcare Diagnostics division said the first test detects the presence of hepatitis B virus... Read more »
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Informacin hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous
El perfil de los marcadores serolgicos en la infeccin aguda est claramente definida y permite seguir en cada paciente la evolucin de la infeccin. A las 6 semanas despus de la infeccin viral se detectan HBsAg y marcadores de replicacin viral activa... Read more »

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?

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p24 antigen test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it true the p24 antigen test is only accurate 2-4 weeks after infection ? Read more »

antigen sandwich assays

Posted by Anonymous
Is this antigen sandwich assays part of the regular 3rd generation elisa test ?

could someone please explain the meaning of this ?
I know it sounds funny but I read that this test will pick up antibodies in 4 weeks.


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