Australia antigen in a closed adult population monitored for serum glutamic oxalacetic transaminase.

A study of the presence of Australia antigen (Au/SH) was conducted over a period of 21 weeks among volunteer plasma donors living in a prison and being monitored for serum glutamic oxalacetic transaminase (SGOT). A good correlation was observed between the level of SGOT and presence of Au/SH, the latter being present in 33% of donors with SGOT values higher… (More)