anti-HBc

an·ti-HBc

Antibody to the hepatitis B core antigen (HBcAg).

an·ti-HBc

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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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Sempanzelere iliskin hayvan modellerinde HBV'nin minumum %50 enfeksiyoz dozunun tahminen yaklasik olarak 10 kopya oldugu belirtilmesine karsin, insanlar icin akut enfeksiyon olasiligi; viral yuke, tranfuzyon yapilan plazma miktarina, alicinin immunolojik kosullari ile alici ve vericinin anti-HBs ve anti-HBc duzeylerine bagli olarak oldukca degisiklik gosterebilmektedir (60).
The HBsAg, anti-HBs, and anti-HBc prevalence of persons 1-29 years of age covered in the 1992 and 2006 serosurveys were reanalyzed to be consistent with the format of the 2014 serosurvey by 3 age groups (1-4 years, 5-14 years, and 15-19 years), as well as sex, ethnicity, location type (urban or rural), region, and year of birth.
Por otra parte, un 2,5% (11) resultaron positivo para Anti-HBc, lo que permitio identificar infeccion pasada.
Screening for antibody against anti-HBc total, anti-HBc IgM, anti-HBs, and anti-HBe was done by chemiluminescence immunoassays (CLIA).
anti-HBc (Hepanostika anti-HBc Uni-Form, Biomerieux, Boxtel, The Netherlands) was tested by commercial ELISA in HBsAg negative individuals.
23) On the other hand, occult HBV infection (OBI) is defined by negative HBsAg in the presence of HBV DNA, regardless of the positive test for either anti-HBc or anti-HBs.
All serum samples were tested by ELISA for the presence of anti-HBc (HEPANOSTIKA anti-HBc Uni-Form, bioMerieux, France), anti-HBs (ANTI-SURASE B-96 (TMB) (General Biologicals Corporation, Taiwan)), following the manufacturer's instructions.
Asi mismo, pueden presentarse individuos en los que el anti-HBc de tipo IgG (anti-HBcIgG) es el unico marcador de memoria positivo: resultados falso-positivos, pacientes que tuvieron la infeccion y se resolvio, pacientes que no han generado titulos de anti-HBs, pacientes con infeccion con el VHB que no presentan reactividad en el HBsAg, debido a la mutacion del gen S, o en casos de replicacion viral muy baja (14).
Prevalence is higher in seropositive patients, particularly those who are positive for antibody to HB core antigen (anti-HBc), than in seronegative patients who are negative for anti-HBc as well as anti-HBs10.
Serological markers for HBV (HBsAg, anti-HBc and anti-HBs) were each checked using two different ELISA kits; Siemens (Germany), and Acon (San Diego, USA).