A 35-year-old school teacher who is asymptomatic consults his family doctor for the following blood tests. He had Hepatitis B vaccination 10 years ago.
Hepatitis B surface antigen NEGATIVE
Hepatitis B “core” antigen NEGATIVE
Hepatitis B antibody POSITIVE ( Titer: 8 i.u./L)
Which of the following statement is correct?
A. He has good immunity against hepatitis B infection
B. He has chronic hepatitis B
C. He has acute hepatitis B infection.
D. He acquired hepatitis B from vertical transmission.
E. He should be advised for booster dose of hepatitis