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HBeAgHepatitis B Virus Early Antigen
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15 cells of each group cultured for 3 days as above, the culture supernatants were collected to determine the HBsAg and HBeAg secretions using the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kits according to the manufacturer's protocol (Shanghai Kehua Biotech Co.
The stock of Elisa kits for HBeAg test expired on November 12 of 2014 but was used till March 3 of 2015.
Additionally, HBV DNA is the only reliable marker of active HBV replication with reactivation of inactive chronic HBV infection when HBeAg remains negative.
of subjects 237 236 Mean age (range), years 31 (5-69) 31 (5-70) Sex [n (%)] Male 109 (46) 108 (46) Female 128 (54) 128 (54) Marker of viral replication [male/female, n (%)] HBeAg positive 17/10 (16/8) -- HBeAg negative 92/118 (84/92) -- HBV vaccination [n (%)] Unknown 2 (1) -- Yes 17 (7) 104 (44) No 218 (92) 132 (56) Village [n (%)| Keneba 89 (38) 123(52) Manduar 95 (40) 66 (28) Katong-Kunda 41 (17) 36 (15) Other 12(5) 11(5)
This phase is characterised by elevated ALT levels, as infected hepatocytes are recognised and destroyed and levels of viral DNA and HBeAg fluctuate.
Five parameters are generally used to assess the extent of liver damage and monitor treatment response: serum HBV-DNA, HBeAg, HBsAg, alanine aminotransferases (ALT) and liver fibrosis staging.
Until 2001 in the United Kingdom, fitness of an HBV-infected healthcare worker to undertake invasive procedures was predicated upon absence of HBeAg, a protocol that was found to enable transmission to patients (14).
We carried out analytical recovery of TrIFA by adding standard HBsAg or HBeAg to 3 human serum samples (1 negative sample and 2 positive samples) and detecting the concentrations of HBsAg or HBeAg.
The efficacy of combination treatment with specific anti-HBV vaccine and lamivudine was defined by loss of serum HBV DNA, HBeAg seroconversion, and ALT normalization.
HBeAg positivity of the source case Perrillo et al.
HBV infection was characterised by a positive HBsAg result and hepatitis B viral infectivity by the presence of HBeAg and/or HBV DNA quantification.