Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 8th, 2006
"The purpose of the present paper was to correlate HBV genotype, e antigen titer, HBV-DNA level and precore/basal core promoter mutations with post-partum e antigen clearance in hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg)-positive carrier mothers," wrote H.H. Lin and colleagues, National Taiwan University Hospital.
They explained, "A total of 40 consecutive HBeAg-positive carrier mothers were studied from January 2002 to January 2003. The blood samples were taken at delivery, 3-4...
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