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Serum Hepatitis

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high bilirubinHAV-IgG Ab to hepatitis virus,serum and Positive HBsAb-Total Ab to HepB SurfaceAg,serum

Dear Dr.McGovern,While getting my routine blood reports,my Bilirubin was recorded as 2.1.The S.A.Phosphatase,SGOP/SGPT WERE NORMAL.The hepatitis profile was done which showed HAV-IgG Ab to Hep.virus A ,serum and HBsAb-total ab to HepB surface...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your bilirubin is only modestly elevated. This is a common finding among people. The next step is to check your indirect bilirubin. If the indirect is higher than the direct bilirubin then you probably have Gilbert's syndrome which just has to... Read more »

HBV surface antigen negative and detectable serum DNA?

In occult Hep B (sag negative due to simultaneous acute HIV infection, does HBV viremia live at... Read more »

I need help understanding hep b serum lab tests

I am a chronic hep b carrier. I have genotype a. My viral load was around 300,000,000 copies. I was... Read more »
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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

Table of Contents Introduction HIV/HCV Coinfection HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Transmission, Symptoms, and Treatment Hepatitis B Serology Hepatitis B Vaccination Overview and Statistics What are the case definitions for reportable Hepatitis B virus (HBV) ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B: Sex Hormone Explains Higher Liver Cancer Risk in Men

Men with hepatitis B are more likely than women to develop liver cancer, and serum concentrations of male sex hormones may play a part, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hepatitis B viruses have a special DNA sequence that draws it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Triple Therapy Has Poor Safety in Cirrhotic Hepatitis C

French researchers reported that a combination of three therapies was effective in producing high virologic response rates in hepatitis C patients with compensated cirrhosis. However, some patients had to discontinue the treatment regimen because of... Read more »
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Possible exposure to asymptomatic HIV + serum

Posted by tsy2, 1 Reply
I work in a lab and unfortunately dropped a vial of serum. The vial fell on the floor and it kind of splashed. The majority splashed onto my scrub pants and didn't soak thru, I panicked and was convinced it splashed my face but I'm certain it didn't... Read more »

HIV testing while on tenofovir.

Posted by EmeandEme, 1 Reply
I have been taking tenofovir for over 6 months for Hep B. 3 months ago I had unprotected sex because the condom broke and need to figure out what test I need to take to check for HIV.

I have gotten tested every single month and everything has come... Read more »

Hep B and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If I am a non-converter for Hep B immunization, does it mean that HIV will take longer to convert if it is in me?

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Tested Postitive for Hep B.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I got tested positive for Hep B. I would like to know if there's anyone out there knows where I can go to get counseling for this.

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