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History of heroin injection Lack/inconsistency of condom use Sex with men and women 4. Describe the key pathophysiologic concepts of the diagnosis in question 1. To answer this question completely, you must answer all of the sub- questions below using complete sentences. Each sub-question may be answered in 1-6 sentences. a. Complete the following chart. What does a positive serology test indicate? Hepatitis Serology Lab Test Interpretation of a Positive result Hepatitis A IgM (HAV-Ab/IgM) This result is consistent with an acute infection of Hepatitis A due to the IgM antibody (McCance & Huether, 2014, p.1458). Hepatitis A IgG (HAV-Ab/IgG) The presence of previous Hepatitis A infection or immunity due to vaccination is consistent with this 2
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CASE STUDY # 4 result (McCance & Huether, 2014, p.1458). Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) This indicates the patient has an acute infection and is infectious for Hepatitis B (McCance & Huether, 2014, p.1458). Hepatitis B Surface Antibody (HBsAb or Anti-HBs) This indicates it is negative in acute infection, if it is positive and all other tests are negative, it indicates
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