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Tested for anti HbsAg antibodies, anti HBC antibodies IgM which showed negative. Is it necessary to go for other tests? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-Aug-2013
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Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:we discussed about Hep B some days back
User:and tests related to that
User:5months after a risky contact, i got tested for anti HbsAg antibodies, anti HBC antibodies IgM
User:results came out within normal range
User:and they are negative
User:so, no need to test for any thing else again right?
User:also, i have taken tests for almost all the other stds
Doctor:Yes. You need not test further. Negative HbsAg; negative antiHbC antibody essentially rules out possibility of Hepatitis.
Doctor:You need not test again.
User:ok sir. thanks
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
Doctor:before we end
User:no sir
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for me.
User:thankyou.. bye sir
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