Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, June 1st, 2007
Study 1: Research findings, "The prevalence and significance of occult hepatitis B virus in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected patients," are discussed in a new report. "Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) is defined as low-level HBV DNA without hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). Prevalence estimates vary widely," scientists writing in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes report.
"We determined the prevalence of occult HBV at the University of Cincinnati Infectious Diseases Center (IDC). Patients in the...
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