Detection of hepatitis B virus DNA in hepatocellular carcinomas in Japan.

@article{Hino1984DetectionOH,
  title={Detection of hepatitis B virus DNA in hepatocellular carcinomas in Japan.},
  author={Okio Hino and Tomoyuki Kitagawa and Kazuhiko Koike and Masahiro Kobayashi and Masako Hara and Wataru Mori and Toshiaki Nakashima and Noriko Hattori and Haruo Sugano},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1984},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={90-5}
}
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and/or cirrhotic livers of Japanese patients in Japan was investigated by molecular hybridization utilizing a 32P-labeled cloned HBV DNA of adr subtype. Among 24 HCC cases, 9 (37.5%) were positive for serum HBsAg and 10 (41.7%), including 2 cases which were negative for serum HBV markers, were… CONTINUE READING