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HBSag and Anti HBs result
zle
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
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It seems in June 2012, you had antibodies to the HBsAg, so you should be protected. Next time, try to get a quantitative assay of your anti-HBs, not just a qualitative one.
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So, meaning i should not worry anymore coz im protected? what is quantitative assay?
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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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zle
thank you so much
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