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How Is Hep B Viral Load Measured

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Hepb viral load test undetectable

have been suffering from chronic hepb from more than one year.since then taking baraclude 0.5mg daily.Now my hbv dna viral load BY TAQMAN method as on 24.8.12 is <20iu/ml. I am continuing the tablet baraclude. When I will take the next viral...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Your doctor will likely get another viral load in a few months. A HBV surface antigen test should also be obtained. If still positive, despite an undetectable viral load, infectivity is still a possibility.... Read more »

DOUBTS CONCERNING HepB

Greetings from Spain!Here my doubts concerning the hepB virus:1) A Viral Load of 155.000 in a... Read more »

HepB ;treatment with Pegasys

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Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... Read more »
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A Look at Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as... Read more »
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A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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Hepatitis Question

Posted by Anonymous
Hi everyone. I recently had a battery of tests done for STDs. I tested negative for everything (including HIV) except Hepatitis B. (I know this is an HIV board, but I can't find any info on HepB on the web)
So to anyone who also has HepB....what is... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

AnalysisParalysis!!!

Posted by DFWMan, 3 Replies
First, let me start by saying this site has been an excellent source of education & inspiration for me over the last couple of weeks - kudos to all of you great people!!!

Here's the scoop:
June 16th I was intimate with someone who's status I am... Read more »

Hey Joe??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey joe what were or are your symptoms and exposure??
I'm the why me guy.

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