The prevalence and significance of isolated hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) in endemic population

Abstract Objective There are three major serologic markers for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection: hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg); hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs); and hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc). HBV screening programs, however, often test only HBsAg and anti-HBs, missing those...

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Main Authors: Chul S. Hyun, Seulgi Lee, William R. Ventura
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-05-01
Series:BMC Research Notes
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