Detection of Hepatitis A virus in the stools of healthy people from endemic areas

Abstract

One-hundred-ninety-two stool samples were tested for the presence of human Hepatitis A antigen. Sixteen of these were also evaluated for the presence of infectious virus. All samples were obtained from young and apparently healthy people from endemic areas for Hepatitis A disease. The isolation of the infectious virus from these stools demonstrates clearly… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00239755

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