Mizokami Masashi

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OBJECTIVE To understand the distribution of hepatitis B virus genotype in Guangxi and its clinical significance. METHODS Nested polymerase chain reaction (nPCR) was used for amplification of HBV DNA in sera of asymptomatic carrier (ASC) of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and patients with different liver diseases from southern and northern Guangxi. Specimens from(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence and the sequence of the genes of new genotypes of hepatitis G virus (HGV) in Guangxi, China. METHODS Serum samples were collected from 85 intravenous drug abusers (IVDAs), 80 patients with liver diseases (PLDs) and 50 blood donors (BDs). All sera (n=215) were tested by using EIA for HBsAg, anti-HCV and anti-HIV, and by(More)
To study the transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) from infected mother to their infants, out of 1047 mothers studied, 8 were anti-HCV antibody and 6 were HCV RNA positive as well as 2 mothers who were anti-HCV antibody and HCV RNA positive. 12 mothers and their 12 babies were followed up for 12 months. Only one of 12 infants showed persistently positive(More)
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