Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 25th, 1995
IgM antibodies are usually present in serum at the acute stage of viral infections, but also can be seen in the course of chronic viral infections, e.g., chronic hepatitis B or D. Anti-HCV IgM antibodies directed against non-structural (c100-3) or structural (core) HCV antigens have been found in the serum of patients with both acute and chronic hepatitis C.
"The significance of anti-HCV IgM antibodies in the serum of patients with chronic hepatitis C is...
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