e-antigen

e-antigen,

n a peptide present in blood infected with the hepatitis B virus. The e-antigen is indicative of an actively reproducing hepatitis B virus and probable liver damage.
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7%) HBV e-antigen (HBeAg) positive patients and 2 of 5 HBeAg negative patients treated with an RNAi-based therapy achieved a sustained host response off therapy.
Programmed death 1 expression during antiviral treatment of chronic hepatitis B: Impact of hepatitis B e-antigen seroconversion.
Hepatitis B e-antigen (HBeAg) and antibodies to hepatitis B e-antigen (anti-HBe) are only tested for when HBsAg is positive (in patients with hepatitis B infection).
During phase 1 we will be able to measure the drug's ability to knock down production of new infectious virus as well as viral proteins, including s-antigen, e-antigen, and the core protein that forms the capsid.
The HBV e-antigen loss rate was modest, at 15% of patients on tenofovir alone and 13% on the combination.
For example, with perinatal exposure, if the mother is hepatitis B e-antigen (HBeAg) positive, this dramatically increases risk of transmission-up to ninefold higher.
He tested positive for hepatitis B surface antigen, hepatitis B e-antigen, hepatitis B e-antibody, and hepatitis B surface antibody, but negative for both IgG and IgM hepatitis B core antibodies.
16) Once again, adsorption was possible with both E-antigen positive cells and E-antigen negative cells.
These results were found in both HBV e-antigen (HBeAg)-positive and HBeAg-negative patients enrolled in the study of 1,367 patients, Dr.
52%, but it also varied significantly based on the mothers' hepatitis B e-antigen stares.
Of the 19 who were HBsAg positive, 9 were e-antigen positive (7 out of 9 had HBV DNA).
The relationship between early viral suppression and good 1-year outcomes applied regardless of whether patients were positive or negative for hepatitis B e-antigen (HBeAg) at baseline.