A 35-year-old male asked:
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Is a core positive antibody for hepetitis b is dangerous. Igm antibody negetive. Surface antigen negetive with surface antibody positive. Explain?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Past infection: The results you described are consistent with a past infection with hepatitis b from which you have recovered. You body made antibodies to the constituents of the virus. These results are not a cause for concern.
Answered on Feb 25, 2013
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