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Anti-HBe

Similar Tests
Hepatitis B e Antibody, Hepatitis Be Ab , HBe Antibody
Specimen Required
Blood
What is being tested?

"Anti-HBe assay is used to perform qualitative detection of antibody to hepatitis B e antigen in human serum and plasma.  During recovery from acute hepatitis B, the hepatitis B e-antigen (HBeAg) level declines and becomes undetectable and hepatitis B e-antibody (anti-HBe) appears in the serum. Anti-HBe usually remains detectable for several years after recovery from acute infection.
In hepatitis B virus (HBV) carriers and in patients with chronic hepatitis B, positive anti-HBe results usually indicate inactivity of the virus and low infectivity of the patients. Positive anti-HBe results in the presence of detectable HBV DNA in serum indicate active viral replication.
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Available Days
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Test Turn Around Time
96 hours
Test Price
1160 BDT