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A previously uncharacterized human B-lymphocyte antigen has been detected by rabbit antisera raised to papain digests of spleen cell membranes. The unabsorbed sera reacted in both cytotoxicity and immunofluorescent tests with normal B lymphocytes and cultured B-cell lines but not with normal T lymphocytes or cultured T-cell lines. The cytotoxicity titers(More)
INTRODUCTION Neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia, defined as a total serum bilirubin level above 5 mg/dL, is a frequent problem. This condition accounts for up to 75 percent of hospital readmissions in the first week of life. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the aetiology of indirect hyperbilirubinaemia and the prevalence of glucose-6-phosphate(More)
The duration of protection after hepatitis B vaccination in children is unknown. We determined the serum level of antibody to hepatitis B surface antigen (anti-HBsAg) in 273 randomly selected 7-9-year-old schoolchildren from Zanjan City, Islamic Republic of Iran, who had been fully vaccinated against hepatitis B starting at birth. Titres < or = 10 mlU/mL(More)
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