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Will Hep B Always Show Up In A Blood Test

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Hep B (blood test)

Could You tell me, what does it mean1. results from may : bilirubin - 11.0 (normal 0.0-23.0) AKK Phos 41 (normal 30-110) AST 28 (normal 6-42) ALT 19 (normal 4-43) HepBeAg - nonreactive HepBeAb- reactive HbcAb - positive HBV DNA Roche Molec.Systems...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It appears that you are an inactive carrier of hepatitis B. You will just need careful followup over time to be certain that you maintain this inactive state.Dr. McGovern Read more »

very upset and confuessed about hep b blood test results for 15 years

hi when i was 15 years old i was told that i had came in contact with hep b and was IMMUNE. I then... Read more »

Hep B infection

Hello there, I am seeking for your help. My boyfriend and I are concerning about our immunity... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Tests for Hepatitis B Recalled

... On Monday, Johnson & Johnson and U.S. regulators said the company has recalled some blood tests for hepatitis B virus because they may give false negative results. The affected products, which were distributed in the United States and Europe, 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... 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 »
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Very Stressed, OCD , Sleepless . Can anyone help

Posted by sam111, 1 Reply
...testing .Thank God they used fresh syringe to pick my finger . I took baseline testing for hep C . And i am Vaccinated for Hep b and checked the immune status of hep b . I am immune to hep B form the test result . I am sleepless due to the... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...online in the less deadly soa sections, but soon found out flu-like symptoms are only connected to serious jams like hiv or hep b. i'm going for a blood test tomorrow. it's only been a month but the test lab said the results of this specific test... Read more »

REREanyone know 3 months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Sorry for not being clear. i had a 3 month hiv test and hep b test.both were neg i believe the hiv test after hearing all your post's I know its a HIV board i was just wondering if anyone Read more »

Hep A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wondering if any of the above would skew a hiv test? nextly i was vaccinated within the last 10 years for hep B do you get a booster? i had all 3 shots, actually 4 because of timing. does that mean i'm safe from hep B? then hep A is contracted Read more »