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What Hepatitis Negative Blood Test Results Look Like

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...will never get HIV. An indeterminate result (which is rare) means: The Western Blot (WB) result is unclear. The entire HIV test must be repeated with a new blood sample, usually several weeks after the first blood test. Indeterminate results usually occur if the test is performed just as the person begins to seroconvert. Accuracy of Antibody Tests Antibody tests are extremely accurate, whether receiving a rapid...
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hepatitis test result

My Test result is as under below ,please advise me is there any treatment needed.HBsAG - PositiveAnti HB c - PositiveHBe Ag - NegativeAnti HBe -PositiveAnti HCV IgM - Non ReactiveHepatitis B Viral Count(HBV) <3.8 iu/ml -Undeductable range
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...your labs are suggestive of recent acute or chronic HBV infection. The only way to know the difference is to follow up your blood tests six months from now and see if this test is still reactive. Then this would suggest chronic infection.The good... Read more »

help in understanding hepa b test result

Result on my test show that HBe antibody is positive, HBs Antigen is Positive, HBs Antibody is negative, HBc IgM is netative.. what does this mean... please enlighten about this result....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You are a chronic carrier of hepatitis B. However, I cannot tell if your disease is active or not without a measure of the virus in your blood. This test is called Read more »

re: help in understanding hepa b test result

I have recently obtain my hbv-dna test and hbv-dna has not been detected... Test method HBV-DNA Viral Load RT-PCR (TAQMAN) Detection limit: 6-110,000,000 IU/ml====================Result on my test show that HBe antibody is positive, HBs Antigen is...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Great news.You are an inactive carrier and just need followup over time to be certain that this remains the case. Read more »

hep test results

Hi Doc,I was diagnosed of Hep b last Nov, 2005. Results were;Hbsag = ReactiveHbeAg = Non - reactiveSgot/Alt = 108I consulted a doctor for internal medicine, he prescribed me medicine " GODEX".After about six months ( June, 2006) I undergone another...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Yes you have chronic hepatitis B e antigen negative infection.I would follow your HBV DNA results on treatment to be certain that you suppress your virus.The length of treatment Read more »
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Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...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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... Tests to diagnose hepatitis C Routine blood tests Hepatitis C viral load (RNA testing) Hepatitis C tests and what the results mean Hepatitis C genotype Predominant Read more »
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...treatments that you take. Factors such as age, gender, stress, medicines, active infections and others can all affect these test results. Lab results should be considered with these factors in mind. Understanding your test results may seem... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

...cancer, liver failure, and death. How Is It Diagnosed? Sometimes, people with hep C have abnormally high results on routine blood tests that measure liver enzymes. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information on these tests. If you have been... Read more »
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testing info

Posted by Anonymous
...WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED? DO ANY TESTS WORK SOONER AFTER INFECTION? WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I TEST POSITIVE? CAN I KEEP THE TEST RESULTS CONFIDENTIAL? HOW ACCURATE ARE THE TESTS? THE BOTTOM LINE ... Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
...im weak....i have a 7 weeks negative result but somehow i still cannot comfort myself that theres a possibility that i do not have hiv. not only are my symptoms Read more »

Negative test results are no longer valid...

Posted by dsaklad
...Negative test results are no longer valid if there's another sexual contact. Besides AIDS HIV acquired immune deficiency syndrome human immunodeficiency Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »