Development of a highly sensitive ELISA for quantification of hepatitis B virus (HBV) surface antigen (HBsAg)


KARAKUŞ R., Aral L. A. , Bastuerk B., AYBAY C.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.37, no.2, pp.87-92, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.87-92
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection is of global importance and many studies are aimed to develop more sensitive diagnostic tools and improve therapeutic options. HBV infection is diagnosed and followed-up basically by serological studies, among which the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is widely used.