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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 61-62

Seroprevalence of human immuno-deficiency virus, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus among eye donors

Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India

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B Mahalakshmi
Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai
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PMID: 15132383

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Blood specimens collected at the time of enucleation of the eyes from 483 consecutive eye donors were tested for sero-markers of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). Antibodies to HIV1 were detected in 3 (0.62%), HBsAg in 17 (3.52%) and antibodies to HCV in 7 (1.45%).

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