Precore mutant of hepatitis B virus prevails in acute and chronic infections in an area in which hepatitis B is endemic.

@article{Chu1996PrecoreMO,
  title={Precore mutant of hepatitis B virus prevails in acute and chronic infections in an area in which hepatitis B is endemic.},
  author={C. M. Chu and Chau-Ting Yeh and C T Chiu and I. S. Sheen and Yun-Fan Liaw},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={1815-8}
}
By using an amplification-created restriction site method, the precore TAG mutant of hepatitis B virus was detected in 6 (75%) of 8 acute fulminant hepatitis B patients, 7 (58%) of 12 acute self-limiting hepatitis B patients, 35 (81%) of 43 hepatitis B virus surface antigen carriers with fulminant hepatitis, and 42 (70%) of 60 hepatitis B virus surface antigen carriers with chronic hepatitis. The precore TAG mutant prevails in acute and chronic hepatitis B of various severity in this area where… CONTINUE READING

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