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What's the meaning of hepatitis be ab reactive?

What's the meaning of hepatitis be ab reactive?

Depends: The presence of antibody against hepatitis b surface antigen indicates affected individual is protected against hepatitis b, usually through hepatitis b vaccination.
However, the presence of antibody against hepatitis b core antigen indicates an active hepatitis b infection. ...Read more

Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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What does a hepatitis C ab reactive, mean?

What does a hepatitis C ab reactive, mean?

Evidence of. ..: Current or past infection. Hepatitis c antibody is not a protective one. ...Read more

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I have hepatitis C diagnosed. My last lab test had a hepatitis a ab reactive. How bad is my case?

I have hepatitis C diagnosed. My last lab test had a hepatitis a ab reactive. How bad is my case?

Can't tell: Your hepatitis a antibody just tell me that you have recovered from or been immunized against hepatitis a in the past. Hepatitis c is serious and I would urge you to seek treatment if you want to lead a long life of good quality. The two infections are unrelated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause low WBC count? WBC 3.6, lymphocyte 810. Also, HSV 1 IGG TYPE SPECIFIC AB >5 COXSACKIE B2 AB 1:16 HEPATITIS A AB, REACTIVE Thanks, Don

What can cause low WBC count? WBC 3.6, lymphocyte 810. Also, HSV 1 IGG TYPE SPECIFIC AB >5 COXSACKIE B2 AB 1:16 HEPATITIS A AB, REACTIVE Thanks, Don

Cannot evaluate: Individual lab tests cannot be interpreted without all of the results and an understanding of the patient's medical history. I would recommend asking the doctor who ordered the test or considering a consult on HealthTap Prime, If you have the lab results and can upload them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hepatitis b surface ab reactive means what - good or bad?

Hepatitis b surface ab reactive means what - good or bad?

Depends: It means you have antibodies against the surface antigen of hep b. Either you have been immunized or you soon will have or have had hep b infection. ...Read more

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What happen if I have hepatitis b ab (hbsab) reactive?

What happen if I have hepatitis b ab (hbsab) reactive?

Nothing: If you have a positive test for hepatitis b antibodies, it means you have been exposed to the virus and had an immune reaction to it; or, you were vaccinated, and have an immune reaction to the viral components in the vaccine. It does not mean you are infected with the virus; that would require a positive hepatitis b antigen test. ...Read more

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Test results: hepatitis Be Ab non-reactive Hepatitis Be Ag: negative Hepatitis Bs Ag: non reactive Quantitative HBV PCR : detected What it means?

Test results: hepatitis Be Ab non-reactive Hepatitis Be Ag: negative Hepatitis Bs Ag: non reactive Quantitative HBV PCR : detected What it means?

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. Having said that, from what you provided, you could have an early stage infection with hepatitis B. More than 80% of the people recover from the infection on their own. Discuss it with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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Hello. What does Hepatitis A Ab total Reactive lab result means? Thanks

Hello. What does Hepatitis A Ab total Reactive lab result means? Thanks

Hepatitis Lab test: By itself, the total antibody test tells only part of the story. Reactive basically means positive. If you were vaccinated for Hep A, the total Ab will be reactive, so that is good.
If you were ever exposed to Hep A, it will also be reactive. You need the IgM and symptoms to see if it's a recent infection. IgG indicates prior infection and helps you resist a new infection. ...Read more

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What does hepatitis b surface ab ql "reactive" mean?

What does hepatitis b surface ab ql "reactive" mean?

Exposure / Vaccine: Hard to say without knowing the rest of the hep b panel. It either means you've been exposed to HBV or have been vaccinated. ...Read more

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What happen if I have hepatitis b surface ab (hbsab) reactive?

What happen if I have hepatitis b surface ab (hbsab) reactive?

You're protected!: Hepatitis b surface antigen means you have active virus. If your surface antigen is negative, and your surface antibody is positive, then (except in very rare circumstances) you are not infected and your antibody protection is complete. Hepatitis b surface antibody is acquired either following vaccination, or after you have cleared a past infection. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my hepatitis C ab, IgM read reactive a and the signal to cut off is 28.70 m <1.00 mean?

Could you tell me why my hepatitis C ab, IgM read reactive a and the signal to cut off is 28.70 m <1.00 mean?

Antibody Test: If the test is greater than the signal-to-cutoff value, it means that there is hepatitis C antibody in the blood. This doesn't necessarily mean that a person is infected. To confirm that there is active infection, a virus test has to be done. ...Read more

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What is a reactive hepatitis a ab total mean?

What is a reactive hepatitis a ab total mean?

Immunity: It means you're immune to hepatitis a, either from prior infection or vaccination. ...Read more

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Dad's oncologist ordered tests before starting chemo and radiation next month but showed reactive to hepatitis A Ab total will this cause problems?

Dad's oncologist ordered tests before starting chemo and radiation next month but showed reactive to hepatitis A Ab total will this cause problems?

Hep A ab: The presence of Hep A antibody could mean either current or PAST infection with Hep A because"Total Hep A ab" measures both IgM (active disease) and IgG (old disease). The IgG antibody lasts for years. If the other liver tests (ALT, AST) are normal, this would indicate past infection, and nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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If the hav-igg ab to hepatitis a virus is reactive (11.52), while detection of IgM antibodies against hav from patient serum is non-reactive (0.29)?

If the hav-igg ab to hepatitis a virus is reactive (11.52), while detection of IgM antibodies against hav from patient serum is non-reactive (0.29)?

Previous infection: It mean that you were infected with hepatitis a virus some time in the past. You may or not have had actual hepatitis. ...Read more

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How did it happened to have a hepatitis b postive non reactive result?

How did it happened to have a hepatitis b postive non reactive result?

Please ask again: It makes no sense what you wrote. There is usually on the test results the results and then what the test would be if one did not have the situation or infection. If you are reading your lab reports and it says first hepatitis b positive. Then that means you are either immune to this infection because of vaccination or have had the infection. There has to be more information than that though. ...Read more

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Hi, I have reactive hepatitis b and I want to proceed on medical course, do I have still chance to go on studying medicine?

Hi, I have reactive hepatitis b and I want to proceed on medical course, do I have still chance to go on studying medicine?

There is always: A chance and hope. Start your medical studies once the viral load is low and your immune system is strong and stable. Follow your doctor's advice. Sensible advice is to avoid taking tylenol (acetaminophen) and drinking alcohol.Eat nutritious foods, more fruits and veggies. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Ghanaweb. Com/ghanahomepage/newsarchive/artikel. Php? Id=274043.http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/news/200. ...Read more

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Hepatitis b surface antigen non-reactive means what?

No active infection: When people have reactive hepatitis b surface antigen, they have proteins from hepatitis b in their blood. These people have active infection and may need treatment. If there is no reactive hbsag, then most likely there is no active infection. Rarely, people who have hepatitis b core antibody detected, but no hepatitis b surface antibody, can have chronic active infection. ...Read more

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Wondering if hepatitis b e antigen reactive can be cured?

Wondering if hepatitis b e antigen reactive can be cured?

Yes and no: It's possible to convert from e antigen (hbeag) to e antibody (hbeab) with treatment of hepatitis b. This is a good thing, as it means your hepatitis is less active and you are less infectious to others. However, hepatitis b itself is not considered to be 'curable, ' and conversions from surface antigen (hbsag) to surface antibody (hbsab) rarely happen. ...Read more

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What does it mean by hepatitis a total antibody reactive?

Exposure to: Virus. Igm antibody to hep a indicates recent infection, total antibody, usually igg indicates prior infection and recovery. ...Read more

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What % of hepatitis b reactive converts into lever cancer?

What % of hepatitis b reactive converts into lever cancer?

It is uncommon: You need to better understand your problem. Do you have Hepatitis-B infection? Find out.... and also find out if you have chronic hepatitis or cirrhosis. cancer is the last thing that can happen if your liver is badly damaged/scarred (also called cirrhosis). Go to a hepatologist to get good monitoring, if needed. ...Read more

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If hepatitis b e antigen, serum is non reactive, what does it mean?

Depends: I would want to know the following information:
are they hepatitis b surface antigen reactive?
Are they hepatitis b e antibody reactive?
Did this person likely get hepatitis b as a baby or small child or when they were older?
What is the hepatitis b dna (viral load) level?
What is the alt (liver enzyme) value?
In isolation this lab value can mean multiple things. ...Read more

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What does hepatitis b surface antibody borderline non reactive mean?

What does hepatitis b surface antibody borderline non reactive mean?

In many laboratories: A "borderline nonreactive" result is reported as "indeterminate." A positive result is an antibody titer
>12 mIU/mL; this means the individual is immune to hepatitis B. A negative result is <5.0. The CDC defines a fairly large range of indeterminate: > 5.0 but < 12.0. Indeterminate means "unable to determine immune status." Most would advise (re)immunization in this case. Stay well:) ...Read more

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