anti-HBc

an·ti-HBc

Antibody to the hepatitis B core antigen (HBcAg).

an·ti-HBc

(an'tē)
Antibody to the hepatitis B core antigen (HBcAg).

anti-HBc

Antibody to hepatitis B core antigen. The presence of anti-HBc in a sample of serum is an indication of infection (past or present) with hepatitis B virus.
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The report provides the 5-year test volume and sales forecasts by country for HAV NAT, HBV NAT, HBs Ag, HCV, Anti-HBc, Anti-HBs, Anti-HAV, Hepatitis Delta, HBc Ag, HBe Ag, and ALT/SGPT tests performed in the following markets:
The report provides five-year test volume and sales forecasts for HAV NAT, HBV NAT, HBs Ag, HCV, HCV NAT, Anti-HBc, Anti-HBs, Anti-HAV, Hepatitis Delta, HBc Ag, HBe Ag, and ALT/SGPT tests performed in the following markets:Hospitals,Commercial/Private Labs,Blood Banks
HBsAg carriers, particularly those with detectable serum HBV DNA, have the highest risk of reactivation, but episodes can occur in patients with resolved infection (HBsAg negative, anti-HBc positive) when treated with highly aggressive immunosuppression (9).
Yine ulkemizden cocuk hastalari iceren Sarper ve arkadaslannin (3) yaptiklari bir calismada 6 yillik sure icinde cok sayida transfuzyon almis 66 losemi ve kronik anemi tanisi alan hastalar degerlendirilmis; hastalarda tani aninda ve son takipte HBsAg, anti-HBs, anti-HBc, anti-HCV ve anti-HIV taramasi yapilmis ve hicbirinde HBsAg, anti-HCV ve anti-HIV seropozitifligine rastlanmamistir.
During the window period, anti-HBc may provide the only serologic evidence of current or recent HBV infection.
For hepatitis B, anti-HBC positivity was measured in 43 countries that account for 65% of the world's estimated population of IDUs.
31 -- Direct coombs test -- -- Negative -- Anti-HAV -- -- Negative -- Anti-HBC -- -- Negative -- HBsAg -- -- Negative -- Anti-HBs -- -- Negative -- Anti-HCV -- -- Negative -- Anti-AMA <1/20 -- Negative -- ALP = alkaline phosphatase; ALT = alanine aminotransferase; anti-AMA = antimitochondrial antibodies, anti-HAV = hepatitis A virus antibody; anti-HBs = hepatitis B surface antibody; anti-HBV = hepatitis B virus antibody; anti-HCV = hepatitis C virus antibody; AST = aspartate aminotransferase; GGT = A-glutamyltransferase; HBsAg = hepatitis B surface antigen
It is possible that, donors with occult HBV infection, who lack detectable HBsAg might have exposure to HBV infection indicated by positive anti-HBc positive for antibodies against HBV core antigen and HBV DNA, are a potential source of HBV infection (3).
Cocuklardan alinan kan orneklerinde anti-HBc IgG ve IgM, HBsAg ve anti-HBs, anti-HCV antikoru ELIZA (Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) yontemi ile bakildi.
Anti-HBs + anti-HBc is usually seen with immunity acquired through HBV infection.
Screening for HbsAg, anti-HBs, anti-HBc, anti-HCV and anti-HIV was performed with a qualitative third-generation microparticle enzyme immunoassay (Abbott Axsym System[R] assay).