A 18-year-old female asked:
I wonder what my test results means, here they are hbsag screening positive, hbeag negative, anti hbs negative pls. help me?
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Pathology 22 years experience
Acute hepatitis B: These test results are as follows: hepb surface antigen - a protein seen on the surface of hepatitis virus-if it is positive, but the anti- hepatitis b surface antibody is negative, then the infection is relatively recent because there has not been enough time to develop antibodies. In this stage it is possible to spread the virus to others. However, e antigen is low, so less infectious.
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