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Hepatitis B Surface Antigens MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis B Surface Antigens
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.964.350.495.500.475
D23.050.327.495.500.475
Unique ID
D006514
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006514
Scope Note
Those hepatitis B antigens found on the surface of the Dane particle and on the 20 nm spherical and tubular particles. Several subspecificities of the surface antigen are known. These were formerly called the Australia antigen.
Entry Term(s)
Australia Antigen
HBsAg
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WC 536
Previous Indexing
Hepatitis B Antigens (1973-1977)
Hepatitis B Virus (1970-1972)
Public MeSH Note
81; was HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN 1977-80; AUSTRALIA ANTIGEN was see HEPATITIS B ANTIGENS 1977, was heading 1973-76, was see HEPATITIS VIRUS, HOMOLOGOUS SERUM 1971-72; HEPATITIS ASSOCIATED ANTIGEN was see AUSTRALIA ANTIGEN 1973-75, was see under HEPATITIS VIRUS, HOMOLOGOUS SERUM 1970-72
Online Note
use HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGENS to search HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN 1977-80; to search AUSTRALIA ANTIGEN use HEPATITIS B ANTIGENS 1973-77 & HEPATITIS VIRUS, HOMOLOGOUS SERUM 1971-72
History Note
81; was HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN 1977-80; AUSTRALIA ANTIGEN was see HEPATITIS B ANTIGENS 1977, was heading 1973-76, was see HEPATITIS VIRUS, HOMOLOGOUS SERUM 1971-72; HEPATITIS ASSOCIATED ANTIGEN was see AUSTRALIA ANTIGEN 1973-75, was see under HEPATITIS VIRUS, HOMOLOGOUS SERUM 1970-72
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/19
Revision Date
2022/04/13
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