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What is hepatitis b core ab igm blood test mean?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Acute infection: Hep b core IgM rises in early infection with hepatitis b.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Hepatitis b blood test non conclusive..What does that mean?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Non conclusive tests: Hepatitis b or any other test rarely can be non conclusive. To diagnose positivity, we look at different components of tests . If you have contradictory test results, it may be deemed non conclusive and you have to repeat the test in three to six months.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What is hepatitis b core ab IgG blood test mean?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Prior infection: Indicates that you very likely had hepatitis b at one point in the past. Doe not tell you about current infection or activity of the disease. These require further testing.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What are doctors testing for when they do a hepatitis b blood test?

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Dr. Craig Smith
Urology 35 years experience
Serum titers : A value detected in a blood test to see if this is present in your system.

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