Published in Blood Weekly, June 29th, 2000
Most carriers display HBsAg in their sera, which can indicate the level of infection present, said K.M. Weinberger et al. of the University of Regensburg in Germany. "In some individuals, however, this antigen cannot be detected by routine serological assays despite the presence of virus in liver and peripheral blood," the researchers said.
To study why this probably occurs,...
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