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Interpret this hepatitis B result

Interpret this result
HBsAg -ve
Anti-HBc (total) +ve
Anti-HBc IgM +ve
HBsAb -ve
HBeAb -ve
Patient is being investigated for fulminant hepatitis.

Suggests relatively recent, resolving, infection with hepatitis B.

In presence of fulminant hepatitis the massive immune response may clear the virus rapidly - making HBsAg negative. It is a possibility we need to consider in presence of compatible clinical picture. In the UK we follow UK SMI. 

Please find the relevant document here -

I suggest you read this important SMI. Familiarise yourself with the processing of the specimen and the interpretation.