Serological markers of heaptits B:
- HBs Ag:Use as a general markers of infection.
- HBs Ab:Use to document recovery.
- Anti HBc Ig M:Marker of acute infection.
- Anti HBc Ig G:Past or chronic infection.
- HBe Ag:Indication active replication of virus and there fore infectiveness.
- Anti Hbe:Virus no longer replicating.
- HBV-DNA:Indicates active replacation of virus,more accurate than HBe Ag especially in case of escape mutants.