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What Does The Hepatitis Test Mean

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meaning hepatitis b test report.

My blood test report for hepatitis b isHbsag positiveHbeag negativeahbc-igm negativeso what its meanAnd what should I do. Please answer me.thank you. ...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
These results indicate chronic hepatitis B infection. Other helpful blood tests include hepatitis B DNA, called the viral load; ALT, a test of liver injury; and HIV. The results of these can help determine if treatment is important now.For people... 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 »

what does hepatitis b reactive mean?

i recently had blood work done and it came back as "hepatitis b reactive". what does... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Celera Hepatitis C Test Gets European OK

A new test that maps the genetic structure of the hepatitis C virus has received European approval, biopharmaceutical and genetic technology company Celera Genomics Group said on Tuesday. The HCV Genotype Assay was created for use with the ABI Prism... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Some of the Most Important Lab Tests and What They Mean

In many parts of the world, medical providers care for their patients who have HIV/AIDS without the benefit of laboratory tests -- sometimes even the most basic ones. Fortunately, in the United States (and various other countries), medical providers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Syringe-Scare Tests Come Back Positive; HIV, Hepatitis Found in Patients, But Not Linked to Problem Procedure

Health officials say there is no evidence that a small number of former patients who tested positive for hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV contracted the infections from syringes improperly reused by health workers at High Prairie Health Complex. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure Gets OK for Hepatitis Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it has approved the first rapid-result blood test for the hepatitis C virus. The test is manufactured by OraSure Technologies, which already has approval to sell it in Europe. FDA approved the... Read more »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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Could someone tell me what this all means?

Posted by woland, 3 Replies
June 2004
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AHCV ORTHO AGK-140
HBS BIOMERIEUX B.95.HB
HCV ORTHO EXE-081
HIV BIOMERIEUX A.55.AB
T.PA MUREX H 869710

July 2004
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AHCV ORTHO AGK-141
HBS BIOMERIEUX B.05.KB
HCV ORTHO EXE-081
HIV BIOMERIEUX ... Read more »

3rd Generation...what does it mean??

Posted by TBR173, 1 Reply
Some of you may recall that I spoke to the clinic that performed my 9.5 week test regarding whether or not the test used is a 3rd Generation Elisa or not. First, my counselor told me it was an "older test."

I then spoke to her supervisor who didn't... Read more »

Does HIV postive really mean anything?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
HI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact on HIV/aids 'That many experts now contend... Read more »