HBSAB is your HepB surface antibody. High level is a very good thing. It likely means that you are immuned to HepB. Check your HBSAG, if it's negative or non-reactive (which is likely given your high HBSAB level), then you are fine. Hope this helps.
THANK YOU FOR THE INFORMATION. I HAVE TAKEN THE HEP B VACCINATION AND WAS HOPING THIS HIGH LEVEL OF HBSAB MEANT I WAS IMMUNE AND NOT INFECTED. OF COURSE, I WILL ASK MY DOC AT MY NEXT APPOINTMEN. THANK YOU.
Yeah, I think you are in good shape. The reason why you should ask to test for HBsAG is because that is the marker for HepB infection. There are people who are infected with HepB that are both positive for HBsAB (antibodies) and HBsAG (virus), but it's quite rare. So you just want to be 100% sure.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.