The HBe antigen assay, in conjunction with other serological and clinical information, can be used for the determination and management of chronic hepatitis B infection. This assay should not be used for the diagnosis of acute Hepatitis B infection.
Synonyms: HBeAg, HBV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis B e-antigen.
SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Room temperature – 7 days, Refrigerated – 14 days, Frozen – 30 days.