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HEPATITIS B PCR QUANTITATIVE, SERUM

Test Code: HBPCR
Description: Diagnosis and monitoring of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection use serologic assays which detect hepatits B surface antigen (HBsAg), specific antibodies against HBsAg (anti-HBs) and hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc). Molecular assays detect HBV DNA.
Indications: Quantification of HBV DNA in serum of patients with chronic HBV infection (HBsAg-positive) and for confirmatory testing for chronic HBV infection. To monitor progression of chronic HBV infection and/or response to anti-HBV therapy.

 
 


 
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