antigen

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Related to Australia antigen: hepatitis B core antigen, HBsAg, Surface Antigen
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any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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Instead, we turned to other applications in endocrinology--aiming at direct competition with RIA--and in infectious disease, primarily in hepatitis B testing, a field that had been exploding since the discovery of Australia antigen (HbsAg) a few years earlier and the subsequent identification of the hepatitis B virus.
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5] first described the Australia antigen and stated that this antigen could be identified in the sera of many hemophiliacs who had received multiple transfusions.
The particles were morphologically similar to the Australia antigens of HBV, the most abundant viral component found in HBV-infected humans and animals and also known as surface protein or S antigen (6,7).
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