What is chronic Hep B?
If you have an ongoing infection with hepatitis B beyond the acute stage (up to 6 months) , you have what is called a chronic hepatitis B infection.
Chronic Hepatitis B infection would be confirmed by a positive HBSaG (Hepatitis B Surface Antigen) test.
If you are diagnosed as having chronic hepatitis B then your doctor will discuss with you how best to manage your condition. This may mean regular tests to check: