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What does HBsAg stand for?

HBsAg stands for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (biochemistry)

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The frequent transient presence of hepatitis B surface antigen and/or hepatitis B core antibody indicated that these subjects were indeed heavily exposed to hepatitis B virus throughout their childhood and adolescence.
The VITROS [R] Immunodiagnostic Products Anti-HBs Reagent Pack and Calibrators (VITROS Anti-HBs assay) is for the qualitative in vitro determination of total antibody to hepatitis B surface antigen (anti-HBs) in human serum using the VITROS ECi Immunodiagnostic System.
All of the patients had tested positive for hepatitis B surface antigen (HbsAg) during pregnancy, indicating active infection and suggesting they could transmit the virus to their fetuses, he reported at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society.
According to earlier studies, nearly all Taiwanese children who have liver cancer also test positive for a hepatitis B surface antigen, as do 70 to 80 percent of adults with liver cancer.
Tests for hepatitis B surface antigen, antibodies to hepatitis C virus, HIV, cytomegalovirus antigenemia, rheumatoid factor, and antinuclear antibodies were negative.