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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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During the course of infection, viral genome exists in both episomal and integrated form, resulting in the transcription of viral proteins including HBcAg and HBx [3].
The baboons were serologically negative, and the 1 baboon examined histologically had mild focal lobular hepatitis, and HBcAg was detected in liver tissue by immunohistochemical staining.
Podria pensarse que un resultado negativo para el HBsAg permite descartar la infeccion por VHB, pero se debe tener presente que puede existir un periodo en el curso de la infeccion en el que ya ha desaparecido el HBsAg y aun no han aparecido los respectivos anticuerpos; tal periodo se conoce como ventana inmunologica y el unico marcador de infeccion detectable durante el es el anticuerpo contra el HBcAg.
2); PT, prothrombin time; P-5'-P, pyridoxal-5'-phosphate; CAP, College of American Pathologists; CLIA, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 amendments; 181, international sensitivity index; INR, international normalized ratio; HBsAg, hepatitis B virus surface antigen; HBcAg, hepatitis B virus core antigen; HBeAg, hepatitis B virus e antigen; RIBA, recombinant immunoblot assay; SOD, superoxide dismutase (EC 1.
TABLE 1 Hepatitis Nomenclature and Other Terminology HBV Hepatitis B virus HBsAg Hepatitis B surface antigen HBeAg Hepatitis B e antigen HBcAg Hepatitis B core antigen Anti-HBs Antibody to HBsAg Anti-HBe Antibody to HBeAg Anti-HBc Antibody to HBcAg IgM anti-HBc IgM class antibody to HBcAg IgG anti-HBc IgG class antibody to HBcAg HBIG Hepatitis B immune globulin
2 and c98 (61–70) peptides in gastric cancer,[sup][32],[34],[35],[37] SART3 (109–118),[sup][39] PSA (16–24), PAP (155–163), PAP (248–257), PSMA (207–215), and PSMA (431–440) in prostate cancer,[sup][40] seven peptides (RLI 522–530, [sz]-tublin 5154-161, [sz]-tublin 5232-240, [sz]-tublin 5309-317, CGI 3772-79, KIAA 0036241-248 and KIAA 0036356-363) in a set of epithelial cancers including prostate, colon, gastric, cervical, and breast cancers,[sup][36] IEX 47–56 and IEX 61–69 in epithelial cancers such as lung, prostate, cervical cancers,[sup][41] the epitope between HBcAg residues 141 and 151,[sup][42] one peptide at positions 30–39 of the core protein in HCV1b.
A liver biopsy was obtained at exacerbation, when possible, for staging fibrosis, grade of necroinflammatory activity, and detection of HBcAg in tissue.
74 Medical 9/73 (12) Traditional 16/105 (15) * HCV, hepatitis C virus, HBcAg, hepatitis B core antigen.