Volume 29, Issue 2 (6-2005)                   Research in Medicine 2005, 29(2): 153-156 | Back to browse issues page

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Virologic characteristics of chronic hepatitis B. Research in Medicine. 2005; 29 (2) :153-156
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-139-en.html
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 Background used to determine prognosis of hepatitis B. The present study was conducted to determine the virologic characteristics of chronic hepatitis B in a group of Iranian patients .

 Materials and methods were selected. They had positive HBsAg for at least 6 months. Complementary laboratory tests were achieved as follow: liver function tests, HBeAg, HBeAb , HBcAb and HBsAb. Liver biopsy was performed if indicated .

 Results were HBeAg positive as compared to 77 who were HBeAg negative. Four patients had concurrent HCVAb and HBsAg. HBsAb was positive in 5 patients. HBeAg was positive in 13 (26%) females and 32 (33%) males (NS).

 Results have revealed that HBeAg was correlated with chronic hepatitis B (p<0.001 ).

 Conclusion introduction of DNA assay for definite diagnosis .

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Type of Study: General | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2003/11/28 | Published: 2005/06/15

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