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what profile is this?

hello please help

hep b surface antigen -- negative
hep b surface antibody -- positive >1000
hep b surface antibody (total) -- positive

my question ::::
what profile is this regarded as        HBV+   or    HBV- ??

is this person immune?
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yes the person is HBV- and immune.  what was the anti hbc result?  
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thank you
sorry this is the correction

hep b surface antigen -- negative
hep b surface antibody -- positive >1000
hep b core antibody (total) -- positive


would this still be regarded as HBV+ or HBV- ? and immune ?
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HBV- and is immune through recovery from a previous infection
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thank you genx7 for your help

glad to know HBV-  and is immune

may i ask though, how do you know that this interprets HBV- ?  

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may i ask though, how do you know that this interprets HBV- ?  

and what part of the test proves immunity?
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negative antigen and positive surface antibodies = hbv- and immunity
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negative antigen and positive surface antibodies = hbv- and immunity

still immune,  regardless of hep b core antibodies (total) status ?

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yes core antibodies just show that the individual has had a previous infection.  A positive anti hbc will be the only diffference between a person with immunity through a previous infection and one with immunity through vaccination.
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genx7,

thank you again

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so this case is immune?  
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you have already asked this question.  YES the person is IMMUNE
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