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Donor H Bs Ag Conf
Hepatitis B: If you have hepatitis b surface antigen in your circulation you have been infected with the virus. The duration or persistence of the surface antigen will determine whether this was acute or chronic infection. See a doctor to determine future testing and assessment techniques and possible need for treatment. There are now effective meds available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Active infection: 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. Having said that, presence of hepatitis B antigen in blood means active hepatitis B infection. It can be treated and you should see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
Hepatitis B: Hbsag is the short term of hepatitis b surface antigen and is a component of the hepatitis b virus. Hbsab is the antibody to this protein made by the person infected by hepatitis b virus or vaccinated against hepatitis b. See this site more info. http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/b/. ...Read more
Hepatitis antibody: Hepatitis b infection (or vaccine injection) stimulates production of igm and igg antibodies. Igm is short-lived antibody type and if present, suggests a recent infection, if igg is present, a past-infection (or sucessful immunization) is likely. A negative test suggests no prior infection or no prior immunization (or a failed immunization attempt). ...Read more
What is a normal value for the HBsAG test? Hbsag was negative, Value was less than 0.5, the report shows negative
How long will I live if I am HBsAG positive at the age of 29?
Is there any cure available for hbsag?
HepB surface Ag: If you have hepatitis B surface antigen it means that you have been infected with this virus, but whether you will develop chronic infection or develop antibodies depends upon when you were infected. Chronic hepatitis can also remain inactive. You need to be seen and followed by a hepatologist or infectious disease expert. There is now treatment available, and further testing will tell you more. ...Read more
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