Detection of Hepatitis B virus in serum and liver of chickens

@inproceedings{Tian2011DetectionOH,
  title={Detection of Hepatitis B virus in serum and liver of chickens},
  author={Jijing Tian and Kangkang Xia and Ruiping She and Wengui Li and Ye Ding and Jiande Wang and Mingyong Chen and Jun Yin},
  booktitle={Virology Journal},
  year={2011}
}
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the most important human pathogens. Its existence in food animals could present a significant threat to public health. The objective of this study was to determine if HBV is present in serum and liver of chickens. A total of 129 serum samples from broiler chickens were collected for the detection of HBV antigens and antibodies, and 193 liver samples were tested for HBV DNA sequence by PCR and for the existence of HBV antigens by immunohistochemistry. The… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 3 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-2 of 2 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 references

First domestic case of acute hepatitis caused by an HBV genotype

Y Tamada, K Yano, +3 authors S Mishiro
H Strain. Jpn Soc Hepatol • 2007

First domestic case of acute hepatitis caused by an HBV genotype H Strain

Y Tamada, K Yano, +3 authors S Mishiro
Jpn Soc Hepatol • 2007

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…