HBsAg Hepatitis B 3rd Generation Moclonal Test

Sample: Serum

Schedule: Daily  (ELISA)


Range: Negative

Remarks: HBsAg (Hepatitis B surface antigen) is the earliest indicator of the presence of acute infection with the Australian antigen (Hepatitis B) as well as the indicator of chronic infection. Patients who are HBsAg(-) may still have acute type B viral hepatitis if anti HBs are still (-) i.e. the patient has not yet developed the antibody (anti-HBs). In this case, both tests anti-HBc IgG and IgM are ( ) whereas anti-HBc IgM( ) is the only indicator of an acute stage of the infection with hepatitis B. Complete assessment of Hepatitis B status is reached with the Hepatitis B Profile


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