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Laboratory Testing for Hepatitis B

Anti-HBs - Qualitative vs Quantitative

Slide 10

June 2008

For quantitative Hepatitis B surface antibody, this test is mainly indicated to determine adequacy of human Hepatitis B immunoglobulin therapy in post-operative liver transplant recipients with chronic Hepatitis B. This titer is helpful for clinicians and pharmacists to determine the optimal dose and dosing interval for HBIG therapy based on clearance of the Hepatitis B surface antibody in the recipient serum.

Qualitative vs Quantitative


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