Immunopathogenesis of Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Related Complications

Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is a serious consequence of hepatitis B virus (HBV), which infects and replicates in the liver. It is characterised by prolonged hepatitis B surface antigen seropositivity; this can lead to both cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The infection begins when HBV bin...

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Main Authors: Mankgopo M. Kgatle, Mashiko Setshedi
Format: Article
Published: European Medical Journal 2016-05-01
Series:European Medical Journal Hepatology
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