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Why do we measure Antibody to hepa B core Total instead of Antibody to IgG only? thanks
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Hello there,
Antibody to hepa B core total measures both IgM and IgG antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen. It can be used to detect acute and chronic HBV infections. This antibody persists for life and is produced in response to the core antigen .Any test result should be correlated clinically. For more queries and assistance contact your attending doctor. I hope it helps.
Best wishes and regards!
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