Got a call from my hepatologist today saying that my anti-delta test came back equivocal. This is the second time he tested and it came back equivocal. He then states I'm sure your just a false positive but we will check for the genotype. He goes on to say its very rare for me to acquire hdv because I'm asian and we're in the U.S.
Can someone explain why it keeps coming back as equivocal and then for him to state that he thinks I'm just a false positive, but then want to check for genotype?? I feel like he's almost holding back on giving me bad news that he knows. Maybe I'm just being a pessimistic, but I feel I just keep getting hit with more bad news.
you are perfectly healthy and i have never heard of immune tollerant hbv+hdv superinfection so as long as alt are totally normal like less than 20 i dont think hdv is there and any therapy is needed
just recheck hdv by genotype or hdvrna
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