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A 61-year-old male asked:

Is this hepatitis b chronic or acute, and active or not? i am 61y old male. gallbladder removed in 2004. blood test: hbsag+,hbcab tot+,hbeab+,hbeag-,hbcab igm-,hbsab non reactive. hbv pcr quant is 5,710 iu/ml. liver us: "mild hepatic steatotis"?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, your information suggests chronic infection and you need to talk to your doctor about getting it treated. Wish you good health!

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Last updated Oct 8, 2020

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