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Table 4 Pentamer assay in the hepatitis B virus carrier mothers and hepatitis B surface antigen-negative children after successful prophylactic treatment of mother-to-child transmission.

From: Cellular immunity in children with successful immunoprophylactic treatment for mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus

  Pentamer/CD8
mean ± SD (%)
  core 117-125 pol 756-764
Mother (n = 5) 0.004 ± 0.005 0.001 ± 0.002
Children (n = 13) 0.003 ± 0.005 0.002 ± 0.002