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Was this the Hep. B Core Antibody test? Was it the IgM test?
The most common test is Hep. B Core antibody IgM test and a positive test indicates you have active Hep. B.
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If it was the IgM test and it was positive, it indicates Hep. B infection. But since antigen was negative, it is not an active infection. It might have been a recent infection.
WIthout the report itself it is difficult to be sure. You should discuss with your GP again. If you get access to the report, please post it here, I will then be able to give you a more informed answer.
Ok, you have probably done the Hep. B Core antibody total test.
There are two Hep. B Core antibody tests, IgM indicates an ongoing infection and IgG indicates a past infection. IgG is positive for life while IgM is temporary.
Since IgG is positive and the antigen test is negative, it indicates you had a past infection with Hep. B but it is not present now. there is nothing to worry about this.
If you need more help, please let me know so l can continue to assist you.Thank you and I wish you the best of health - stay safe!Dr. P. Jyoti