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Hepatitis Panel

I had a hepatitis panel 2 months after a sexual encounter and it came back negative. What is a hepatitis panel? Should I retest? I've been taking the H B vaccine with my last shot due this month. If I had Hep B would getting the Vaccine harm me?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
The definition of a hepatitis panel differs widely from lab to lab, but usually includes liver tests and tests for hepatitis A B and C. Taking the HBV vaccine will not harm you if you already had it. DTD... Read more »

Hepatitis Panel Interpretation -continuation

For Hep B Surface Ab, result is 1.62 H. For Hep B Core Ab, Tot and HBSAG Screen, results are both... Read more »

Hepatitis Panel Interpretation

What does Hep A Ab, total Positive A means. I requested a hepatitis profile to make sure I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Panel Backs Experimental Merck Hepatitis Drug

A Food and Drug Administration panel on Wednesday unanimously approved the first of two hepatitis C treatments being considered during a two-day meeting on antiviral drugs. By an 18-0 vote, FDA's expert National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

Liver Function Tests Viral Load Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Lactic Acidosis

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Liver function tests (LFTs): tests that measure the blood levels of liver enzymes (proteins made and used by the liver) to determine if your liver is working properly. Mitochondrial toxicity: also referred to as... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

U.S. Panel Seeks "Surveillance" System for Gay Blood Donors

This article was reported by the Washington Times . The Washington Times reported that a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) advisory panel recently voted to request that the government set up a surveillance system before the... Read more »
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South African AIDS Panel Report

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Click to view the South African AIDS Panel Report

The South African government is currently confronted with the challenge of responding to the growing AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) epidemic. The governments response has been... Read more »

Need some help/ info abt Hepatitis B Anti Body

Posted by bstnguy25, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I sort of need it a help with regards my recent hepatitis B lab test.
I have been poz since 2006, in Dec 2010 i started my antiviral treatment. I am currently taking stocrin and kivexa. Since then, my viral load has been undetectable and... Read more »

Hepatitis testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know this isn't a hiv question,but does anyone know if hepatitis B and C testing is as accurate at 6 months as hiv tesing.Just wondering as ive tested neg for hiv and hep at 6 months,I know that the hiv is 100% accurate at 6 months but don't know... Read more »

What is the Lymphocyte Subset Panel 5 Test

Posted by Anonymous
When is the Lymphocyte Subset Panel 5 Test used and what does is cover?

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