Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 8th, 2003
According to researchers in the Peoples Republic of China, "we have evaluated four hepatitis E virus (HEV) specific antibody assays, using sequential samples taken from 86 rhesus monkeys at intervals for up to 86 weeks after they had been infected with different doses of HEV. The animals are a common experimental model of hepatitis E. The large collection of sequential samples used avoids uncertainties encountered in previous studies regarding the precise infection status of study subjects and minimizes bias due to the individuality of response to infection."
"One assay (YES IgG) was...
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