Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 7th, 2003
"In order to determine the impact of screening potential organ donors for hepatitis B virus DNA using a standardized test, the serum of 145 donor candidates was tested. All of the candidates were negative for hepatitis B virus DNA, but the status of one donor was doubtful for hepatitis B virus surface antigen and seven donors tested positive for hepatitis B virus core antibody without hepatitis B virus surface antigen," scientists writing in the European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases reported.
"Nine transplant recipients tested positive for...
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