ANTI HEPATITIS B ENVELOPE ANTIGEN (AHBE) -TOTAL

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Anti Hepatitis B Core Antigen

What is Anti Hepatitis B Envelope Antigen Test.

Hepatitis B Envelope Antigen (HBeAg) test is an additional test to determine whether the chronic hepatitis B infection is active or inactive. Hepatitis B Envelope Antigen can be first detected at the initial phase of hepatitis B viral infection, soon after the appearance of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg). The levels of both these antigens rise rapidly during the viral replication phase. The presence of HBeAg correlates with the increased number of Hepatitis B Virus in the blood.

Technique

C.M.I.A

Who Prescribes

Hepatologists or Liver specialists, Infectious disease specialists, General physician, General Medicine, Gastroenterologists

Sample Types

SERUM

Fasting

Non Fasting