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What does it mean if your HBsAG is positive but the "confirmation" test was normal?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Negative for HbSag

Initial screening tests are set at high sensitivity and generate some false positives.
If the confiramtory test was negative and you do not have any other indication of hep b infection, then the results of the confimatory tests are the definitive results.

In brief: Negative for HbSag

Initial screening tests are set at high sensitivity and generate some false positives.
If the confiramtory test was negative and you do not have any other indication of hep b infection, then the results of the confimatory tests are the definitive results.
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