Test Name Anti Hepatitis B Envelope Antigen (Anti-HBeAg)

Test Description

Anti Hepatitis B Envelope Antigen (Anti-HBeAg) Total are antibodies developed against hepatitis B envelop antigen (HBeAg). Anti- HBeAg test helps to detect and measure the levels of these antibodies in the bloodstream. Anti HBe is the second antibody to appear and is associated with rapid clearance of HBeAg. It is a specific marker as its presence in blood is recognized to be a clinical sign of body. A negative result indicates very low or no hepatitis B virus whereas a positive test indicates active infection and that the person can even spread the infection to others.

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