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Hepatitis B e Antigens MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis B e Antigens
Tree Number(s)
D23.050.327.495.500.469
Unique ID
D006513
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006513
Scope Note
A closely related group of antigens found in the plasma only during the infective phase of hepatitis B or in virulent chronic hepatitis B, probably indicating active virus replication; there are three subtypes which may exist in a complex with immunoglobulins G.
Entry Term(s)
HBe Ag-1
HBe Ag-2
HBeAg
Hepatitis B e Antigen
Hepatitis Be Antigen
Hepatitis Be Antigens
e Antigen
e Antigens
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WC 536
Previous Indexing
Hepatitis B Antigens (1973-1980)
Hepatitis B Virus (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
87; was see under HEPATITIS B ANTIGENS 1981-86
History Note
87(81); was see under HEPATITIS B ANTIGENS 1981-86
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/05/13
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Hepatitis B e Antigens Preferred
HBe Ag-1 Narrower
HBe Ag-2 Narrower
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