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Hi stacy, the doc didnt do panel test I guess. She did

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Hi stacy,

the doc didn't do panel test I guess. She did an ANA test. What is this test for hep b and what values does this test bear? hat can I interpret with those ANA values for HEP B?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.


Thanks for your question.
For hepatitis B, Hepatitis B surface antigen (HbsAg) and antibody (HbsAb)levels are checked.
The tests say positive or negative for interpretation.
if Hbs Ag is positive then this suggests hepatitis B infection.
If Hbs Ag is negative but HbsAb is positive this suggests you had vaccination against hep B and protected against hepatitis B.

Best wishes,

Best wishes,