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Significance of anti-HBc alone serological status in clinical practice

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Serum samples identified as positive for total anti-HBc, but negative for both HBsAg and anti-HBs, are referred to as anti-HBc alone. This serological response is compatible with acute, resolved, and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV)infection but might also signify occult HBV infection. Once the anti-HBc alone pattern is detected, false-positive reactivity should be ruled out and further analyses can resolve the clinical status of the donor. The identification of anti-HBc positivity in the abse...

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10.1016/S2468-1253(16)30076-0

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University of Oxford
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Green Templeton College
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Klenerman, P
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091663MA
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Klenerman, P
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091663MA
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Klenerman, P
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
123-134
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-07-29
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2468-1253
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683608
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2017-03-09

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