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4/15: Hep B Surface Ag is reactive. Hep B surface ab is reactive.

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4/15: Hep BSAg is reactive. Hep BSab is reactive. HBSAG is non confirmed, failed to neutralize with anti-HBs. specimen is negative. Interpretative info: Hep B Surface Ag confirmation. 4/16: Hep B Core Ag is non reactive, HBV DNA Ultra Qn <1.3 log IU with Interpretive Info: Hep B Virus DNA Quantitative, Real Time PCR and 1 IU/ml of HBV DNA is approx 5.82 copies/ml. HBV Qnt PCR is not detected and Hep B Ab is negative. Told I have Hep B, but also antibodies. Then say looks chronic and will send off to Utah. Appears the last tests were results. Can't get answers.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Cameron replied 4 years ago.

Doctor Cameron :

Hi

Doctor Cameron :

Thank you for your question

Doctor Cameron :

That is what your results are

Doctor Cameron :

You have hepatitis B- as shown by the detection of 5.82 copies/ml of HBV DNA

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You also have antibodies- Hep BSab

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This means that you have a chronic Hep B infection which has not cleared.

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As well, you have Hep B surface Ag positive- as you do- it means that the virus is triggering the response and you are infected

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http://www.hepb.org/patients/acute_vs_chronic.htm

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I hope that this helps

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