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Interpretation Of Hepatitis Panel Test Results

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interpret of the results for various test for Hepa B

My brother was diagnosed that he is reactive for HSBg and undergo the following test:-HbeAg patients value is 893.10 given a cut off value of 1.00- ALAT (sgpT) 51.68 U/L FOR S I unit and 21.68 for conventional unit- ASAT (sgot) 5.75 u/l for both S I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your brother has chronic hepatitis B E antigen positive infection.He will need careful follow-up every three to six months.The decision to treat hepatitis B depends Read more »

Test Result Interpretation

Hi Ms.Barbara kindly help me to interpret my lab test result in Hepa B...the result is Anti-HBs... Read more »

Doc pls interpret my lab test results

pls interpret the ff. serology results: HbsAg=non reactive, HbsAB=non reactive,SGOT= 20 normalSGPT=... Read more »
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...results. Below are some of the common tests and their meanings. But remember: only your doctor can interpret your individual test results. Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) is a protein on the surface of the Hepatitis B virus. ... Read more »
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Posted by pozz_in_SA, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed in March 2006. First results CD 4 was 820 and Viral load Undetectable. One year later CD 4 729 and Viral load 7200. Is there an average at which the VL increase pe year and how long do you think it will be before I have to go on... Read more »

Rapid Testing results

Posted by mdprdu, 1 Reply
Does anyone know whether or not the rapid testing using a pinprick is reliable or not? Is there a high incidence of false positives with these rapid tests? I know they follow it up with the general two week blood work test if it comes back positive,... Read more »

Test results

Posted by briannan, 3 Replies
Local health department...was supposed to get them back today, but now they are saying Friday. Should I be worried that its taking longer it means its positive? When I called the first time today, they said they didn't have any of that day's blood... Read more »

Confuse about test results

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I went to the Hospital to get tested for HIV after possible exposure at 18 weeks, my result was ready in 1 hour and it read: HIV (1&2) Negative Negative. This is not an ELISA test nor a Western Blot, so my questions are: What kind or type of... Read more »