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What does HBc stand for?

HBc stands for Hepatitis B Core

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Laboratory analysis Serological testing included hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc), hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) and hepatitis early (e) antigen HBeAg) and antibody (anti-HBe) using the Axsym assay with the MEIA methodology (Abbott Laboratories, Ill.
Except for 1 patient whose serum tested positive for antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen, no positive serologic results for other hepatitis viruses (including hepatitis A) were reported in the patients from Victoria.
based immunotherapy company, today announced a joint collaboration in which the companies will continue the development of a therapeutic hepatitis B vaccine, containing Corixa's RC-529(TM) adjuvant and Lorantis' CV-1831, a hepatitis B core antigen that was previously owned by Apovia, Inc.
A proof of principle study, completed in the first half of this year, has shown that the use of hybrid hepatitis B cores expressing surface hepatitis B virus components do augment the immune response to hepatitis B in a pre-clinical setting.