Typhoid is a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi, which is manifested by high-grade fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is spread through contaminated water and food, and is prevalent in regions with less handwashing. If left untreated, it can result in perforations and peritonitis. Antibiotics like Ceftriaxone and Ciprofloxacin help in treating typhoid along with rehydration.
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Query: Hi doctor, I would like to ask regarding hepatitis B profile result. HBsAg ELISA: nonreactive. Anti HBs: no reactive. HBeAg: nonreactive. Anti-HBC: nonreactive. Anti HBC IgG: reactive. Anti-HBC IgM: nonreactive. Anti HAV IgG: reactive. Anti HAV IgM: nonreactive. How could you interpret... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As I have noted your hepatitis B profile where anti-HBC IgG and anti-HBA IgG is showing reactive, while others are nonreactive. IgG anti-HBc is an IgG antibody, a subclass of anti-HBc, which is a marker of the past or the current infection with HBV. If it is positive an... Read Full »