Serologic and Virologic Markers of Hepatitis B Virus Infection

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A HBsAg (-), anti-HBs (+), Total anti-HBc (+), HBeAg (-), anti-HBe (+).

This answer is incorrect. This serologic profile is most consistent with resolved self-limited infection. Self-limited infection is characterized by the disappearance of viral antigens (HBsAg and HBeAg) and the appearance of host antibodies (anti-HBs and anti-HBe). With self-limited infection, patients may still have low levels of HBV DNA in blood, but it remains unclear whether these patients can transmit HBV to others.

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B HBsAg (+), anti-HBs (-), Total anti-HBc (-), HBeAg (-), anti-HBe (+).
C HBsAg (+), anti-HBs (-), Total anti-HBc (+), HBeAg (+), anti-HBe (-).
D HBsAg (-), anti-HBs (+), Total anti-HBc (-), HBeAg (-), anti-HBe (-).

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