Hepatitis-associated antigen and antibody in Uganda: correlation of serological testing with histopathology.

@article{Anthony1972HepatitisassociatedAA,
  title={Hepatitis-associated antigen and antibody in Uganda: correlation of serological testing with histopathology.},
  author={P. P. Anthony and Charles L. Vogel and F Sadikali and Lewellys F. Barker and Matthew R. Peterson},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1972},
  volume={1 5797},
  pages={403-6}
}
Histopathological findings in 91 Ugandan patients with cirrhosis were studied in relation to serological tests for the hepatitis-associated antigen (H.A.A.) and antibody (anti-H.A.A.). H.A.A. was present in 30 (32.9%) of the 91 patients as opposed to 7 (3.1%) out of 224 controls drawn from the same population (P<0.001). Younger subjects and males were more frequently positive. There was no difference in the presence of anti-H.A.A. between patients and controls. Correlation of the results of… CONTINUE READING