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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?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree

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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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tests,tests

Your doc was testing you for exposure to Hepatitis B virus.
You get it either thru blood (needles, or blood transfusion, or from mother (from umb cord at birth)) or sexual activity. The first 3 results you gave are all - . The last one says it detected Hepatitis B virus by PCR (polymerase chain reaction) an extraordinarily sensitive test. If you really have it HEPB core antibody should be +.

In brief: Tests,tests

Your doc was testing you for exposure to Hepatitis B virus.
You get it either thru blood (needles, or blood transfusion, or from mother (from umb cord at birth)) or sexual activity. The first 3 results you gave are all - . The last one says it detected Hepatitis B virus by PCR (polymerase chain reaction) an extraordinarily sensitive test. If you really have it HEPB core antibody should be +.
Dr. Charles Gordon
Dr. Charles Gordon
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