Hepatitis B virus markers in Chinese twins.

  title={Hepatitis B virus markers in Chinese twins.},
  author={T. M. Lin and C. J. Chen and Manfred Man-fat Wu and Chung S Yang and J. S. Chen and Charles Chia-Lee Lin and Tart Yok Kwang and S T Hsu and Selena Y. Lin and Ling Chin Hsu},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  volume={9 3},
Chinese same-sex twins were recruited in order to study the distribution of different markers of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, including HBV surface antigen (HBsAg), antibody to HBV core antigen (anti-HBc), antibody to HBsAg (anti-HBs), HBV e antigen (HBeAg) and antibody to HBeAg (Anti-HBe), as well as to compare the concordance of these markers in pair-wise fashion among monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twins and singleton controls. A total of 289 pairs of MZ twins, 102 pairs of DZ… CONTINUE READING


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