Medicine – MCQ 105 – A 30 year old man with history of jaundice for 10 days

A 30-year old patient presented with history of jaundice for 10 days. His liver function tests showed bilirubin of 10mg/dl, SGOT/SGPT 1100/1450, serum alkaline phosphatase-240 IU. He was positive for Hbs Ag. What should be the confirmatory test to establish acute hepatitis B infection?
a) IgM Anti HBc antibody
b) HbeAg
c) HBV DNA by PCR
d) Anti HBc antibody

Correct answer : a) IgM Anti HBc antibody

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