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What Antigen Shows Positive When You Have Hep B

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eAntigen positive and eAntibody positive in chronic Hep B patient.

I have chronic Hepatitis B. My current lab results show that eAntigen is positive and eAntibody is positive. I did the same lab test last year and it also showed eAntigen positive and eAntibody positive. But my HBV DNA viral load (PCR) is 8.1...
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
...are chronically infected, as indicated by the positive HBV DNA and liver biopsy results. It would be unusual to have both e antigen and antibody be positive at the same time in chronic infection. You should discuss treatment with your physician,... Read more »

Hep B vaccination and Hep B surface Ag

Is it possible to get a positive Hep B surface Ag if I do a blood test within 2 weeks of receiving... Read more »

Positive*Positive*Positive*

I tested positive for hep B. My surface antigen test with Hep Surface antigen PositiveHep B core... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Has 93 Million Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers: Ministry

...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 HBV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... 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 Read more »
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I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
...sex without protection; tests: At 7 days of contact. hiv1/hiv2 total antibody-ag p24 method quimiolumiscencia. negative. * hepatitis B antigen HBsAg metoso quimiolumiscencia negative. * anti-hepatitis B core antibody method Meia Total (AXSYM)... Read more »

Help is needed and really appreciated

Posted by pzizzy, 1 Reply
...the reported cases are less than a 1000 in a 3.7million people country. all people coming in to work are tested for HIV and HEP B and C. anyways this will help in putting a remote probability that she was infected, but yet who knows. i had... 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? Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »