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What Kind Of Lab Test Was Done To Find Out Hep B

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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 also e-antigen positive until recently. I took telbivudine for one year, and I had undetectable dna, and the surface antibody test indicated...
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
YOu need to reconsult with the liver specialist, but I think that restarting treatment is likely what you need to do. Read more »

lab test Hep C

I have Hepatitis C Genotype 1 (chronic). My latest blood draw showed Alt 823 and Ast 492. My HCV... Read more »

what is the most accurate lab test to know if u have hepa b?

hello doctor Holodniy..what is the most accurate lab test to know if u have hepa b? Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools Viral Load Test Resistance Test Tropism Test Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...Kaletra. Do not take with Truvada or Atripla, since Viread is in these medications. You should not take Viread with Hepsera, a hepatitis B treatment. Tips: Viread combined with Emtriva (also available as Truvada) is considered the preferred... Read more »
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How to Read a Package Insert

...guidelines about any laboratory tests that should be performed before the medicine is taken or during the time it is in use (e.g., lab tests to monitor lipid levels or liver enzymes). One of the most important parts of this section lists Drug... Read more »
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tested at six weeks

Posted by justsayno, 2 Replies
...test it is but it came back negative. I am obviously due back in another 6 weeks but they said it would have to be the full lab test because the finger pricks do give out false positives. I know its hard to get an answer until you get your... Read more »

my lab test results

Posted by bobo, 4 Replies
hey guys, hope you all good.i got my results on thurs and my CD4's were 639 and my VL 239;my doc says that i should not be put on meds anytime soon, though we barely understand each other coz i hardly speak the language.just wondering if anyone was... Read more »

Lab testing procedures

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...labs are required to notify doctors ASAP if a test comes back life threatening or infectious. By phone, fax, etc. And that labs test rather quickly. The feeling is the more time goes by the better chances for a neg result. Does anyone know if... Read more »

Private lab testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Don't know how it works in the States or elsewhere (I am in Canada). Hubby and I phoned around to see what our options were in terms of testing. Either we go to a publicly funded clinic and get a free test (results in 1 month !), go to the clinic... Read more »