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Does HBs Ag test by ELISA method can determine HIV & Hepatitis B virus both ?


Posted by Richard

I am tested with HBs Ag by ELISA method & found Negative. Does the result imply that I am free from both HIV & Hepatitis B virus ?
 
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Myo

No .

We cannot say HIV negative by HBsAg negativity.

It can reflect only the Hepatitis B status.

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