Divergent anti-HBc reactivities in HB-immune and chronic HBsAg carriers
We have monitored titers of anti-HBc antibodies in sera from acutely HBV-infected and chronic HBsAg carriers. Our data show that there is a divergence in the specificity of the antibodies in these two populations. We also present preliminary results showing that serum from HB-immune carriers contain antibodies that are multispecific and display autoimmune characteristics, reacting with human serum albumin.
KeywordsHuman Serum Albumin Chronic Carrier Envelope Material Autoimmune Characteristic Chronic HBsAg Carrier
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