Implication of Th17 and Th1 Cells in Patients with Chronic Active Hepatitis B

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The pathogenesis of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated chronic liver disease is still not fully understood. The immune imbalance of cytokine profile exerts a profound influence on the resolution of HBV infections and HBV clearance. This present study aimed to evaluate the immune status of the peripheral T helper (Th) 17 and Th1 cells in the active patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10875-009-9328-2

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