Prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and its association with HLA-B27: a retrospective study from south China

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To investigate the prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), a seromarker for current infection of hepatitis B virus, in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) from south China and to evaluate its association with human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-B27. The prevalence of HBsAg was retrospectively investigated in 439 patients with AS, 606 age- and sex… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-011-1934-7

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@article{Zheng2011PrevalenceOH, title={Prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and its association with HLA-B27: a retrospective study from south China}, author={Benrong Zheng and Tian-wang Li and Qu Lin and Zhixiang Huang and Min Wang and Weiming Deng and Zetao Liao and Jieruo Gu}, journal={Rheumatology International}, year={2011}, volume={32}, pages={2011-2016} }