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My result of laboratory test is reactive for hepatitis b, what is the meaning of that?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Depends

It all depends on what hepatitis b tests are reactive.
It at least shows you have been exposed to HBV or have recheieved the vaccine. If you have antigen detected in the serum , it is more consistent with active disease.

In brief: Depends

It all depends on what hepatitis b tests are reactive.
It at least shows you have been exposed to HBV or have recheieved the vaccine. If you have antigen detected in the serum , it is more consistent with active disease.
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