The significance of the HBeAg/anti-HBe system in hemodialysis patients

The HBeAg/anti-HBe system was studied as a marker of infectivity and chronic progressive liver disease in 460 hemodialysis patients. The importance of HBeAg as an index of infectivity was confirmed in that it was present simultaneously with specific DNA polymerase (31 patients) and by the presence of widely diffuse core particles in the hepatocyte nuclei… CONTINUE READING