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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 96, No. 2, 2001, pp. 185-187
Bioline Code: oc01026
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 96, No. 2, 2001, pp. 185-187

 en Prevalence of Antibodies to Hepatitis B Core Antigen in Blood Donors In the Middle West Region of Brazil
José Ivan Aguiar; Eliana Aguiar; Anamaria Paniago; Rivaldo Cunha; Luciney Galvão & Roberto Daher

Abstract

The prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen in 552 prime blood donors was of 9.4%. The majority (71.2%) has antibodies to hepatitis B surface antigen. The hepatitis B surface antigen was present in 0.7%, all of them antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen positive.

Keywords
antibodies to hepatitis B antigen, hepatitis B, hepatitis C

 
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