Hello all I have a quick question about hep b and c.
13 weeks after an unprotected vaginal sexual encounter I was tested for Hbv and Hcv via antibody test. The Hbv was + and the HCV was -
a week later I was retested for both in the same lab this time the HBV was negative as was the HCV. I was given am HBV quantitative test and a genotype test at that time. The results were no quantities of Hbv detected and genotype not found.
My questions are was the 13 week HBV+ antibody test just a mistake?
Was the 14 week HBV negative antibody test along with a non detectable HBV quantitative and genotype test correct?
Was 14weeks long enough for an accurate HCV result?
At week 13 the HBsAg was + and the sAb was negative. At 14 weeks the sAg and the sAb were both negative. Also at 14 weeks the quantitative test came back non detectable and the genotype test came back genotype not found.
There was no number for the HBsAg the 13 week test came back positive for just HbsAg and negative for all other components. The 14 week test came back negative for HbsAg and all other components also the QUANTATIVE HBV came back no HBV present and the genotype test came back no genotype found. My doctor thought the 13 week was a false positive and started me on the vaccination after the 14 week tests came back all negative. Any thoughts?
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