pls interpret my lab result hbs ag: non reactive: patient's count 0.380 cut off value 0.723
anti-hbs reactive patient's count 2.216 cut off vale 0.739, this was taken last june 23,2012 and i got prick again do i still have to worry? thank you
A qualitative test of anti-HBs(HBsAb) will only tell you whether you have any anti-bodies, but a quantitative test of anti-HBs will not only tell you whether you have any anti-bodies and also how much ant-bodies you have. A level of HBsAb > 10 iu/L is considered to be protective. If you have a level below that and are in a high risk group of exposure to HBV, then you may consider getting a booster shot of the Hepatitis B vaccine to increase your level of HBsAb
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