Australia antigen and hepatitis in Accra, Ghana.


Viral hepatitis in young adults in Accra, Ghana, is associated with Australia antigen (H.A.A.). Sera from 85 patients in hospital with viral hepatitis were available for determinations of H.A.A. Of the 16 patients whose serum was obtained within the first week of symptoms, 15 were positive. The only factor related to finding H.A.A. was the time between… (More)


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@article{Morrow1971AustraliaAA, title={Australia antigen and hepatitis in Accra, Ghana.}, author={Richard H. Morrow and Fuding Sai and Larry F. Barker}, journal={British medical journal}, year={1971}, volume={4 5784}, pages={389-91} }