Frequent detection of hepatitis A viral RNA in serum during the early convalescent phase of acute hepatitis A.

@article{Fujiwara1997FrequentDO,
  title={Frequent detection of hepatitis A viral RNA in serum during the early convalescent phase of acute hepatitis A.},
  author={Kansuke Fujiwara and Osamu Yokosuka and Toshiki Ehata and Fumio Imazeki and Hiromitsu Saisho and Makoto Miki and Masao Omata},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={1634-9}
}
The diagnosis of type A hepatitis is performed mainly by immunoglobulin M (IgM) anti-hepatitis A antibody assay, but it has not been established whether there is a correlation between changes in viremia and the clinical course of type A hepatitis. We examined hepatitis A virus (HAV) RNA in the sera from type A and non-A, non-B, non-C acute hepatitis and… CONTINUE READING