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Hepatitis Panel (4) Test

My recent hepatitis panel (4) test results shows: Hep A Ab Igm - negative, HbsAg screen - confirm, indicated, HbsAg confirmation - positive, Hep B Core Ab, Igm - negative, HCV Ab negative. My doctor asked me to go to a specialist since he's...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The reactive hepatitis B surface antigen indicates that you are chronically infected. You do need further testing - such as a HBcore antibody which will likely be positive; HBeAntigen and antibody; and a HBV DNA level to see if virus is in your... Read more »

Meaning of Hepatitis B panel test and ultrasound

My full viral hepatitis panel test shows the following results: HBeAg non-reactive, Anti-HBc... Read more »

Hepatitis Panel, Acute W/Reflex

I went to the doctor yesterday for my blood work results and he told me that I tested positive for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medicare Panel Advises Coverage for STD Tests, Counseling

If a new proposal is adopted, Medicare would include STD screenings for at-risk patients among the services it covers. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) also would add STD prevention counseling for patients at high/increased... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

Liver Function Tests Viral Load Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and... Read more »

Lactic Acidosis

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Liver function tests (LFTs): tests that measure the blood levels of liver enzymes (proteins made and used by the liver) to determine if your liver is working properly. Mitochondrial toxicity: also referred to as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Panels to Probe Problems at St. Louis VA Clinic

Equipment sterilization problems at the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center's dental clinic will be investigated by two independent panels, Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-Mo.) said Thursday. In June, the VA began informing 1,812 veterans who underwent... Read more »
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South African AIDS Panel Report

Posted by Anonymous
Click to view the South African AIDS Panel Report

The South African government is currently confronted with the challenge of responding to the growing AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) epidemic. The governments response has been... Read more »

Hepatitis testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know this isn't a hiv question,but does anyone know if hepatitis B and C testing is as accurate at 6 months as hiv tesing.Just wondering as ive tested neg for hiv and hep at 6 months,I know that the hiv is 100% accurate at 6 months but don't know... Read more »

What is the Lymphocyte Subset Panel 5 Test

Posted by Anonymous
When is the Lymphocyte Subset Panel 5 Test used and what does is cover?

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Need some help/ info abt Hepatitis B Anti Body

Posted by bstnguy25, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I sort of need it a help with regards my recent hepatitis B lab test.
I have been poz since 2006, in Dec 2010 i started my antiviral treatment. I am currently taking stocrin and kivexa. Since then, my viral load has been undetectable and... Read more »