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- Munk, Peter T., et al. Show all 23 Authors
- The journal of microbiology 2015 v.53 no.10 pp. 718-724
- CD8-positive T-lymphocytes; DNA; blood serum; chronic hepatitis; cytotoxicity; hepatitis B; hepatoma; inflammation; interferon-gamma; liver cirrhosis; microbiology; patients; tumor necrosis factor-alpha
- ... Chronic HBV infection is the leading cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatic cancer, but the individual responses toward HBV infection are highly variable, ranging from asymptomatic to chronic active hepatitis B inflammation. In this study, we hypothesized that the different individual responses to HBV infection was associated with differences in HBV-specific CD8⁺ T cell-mediated inflammation and cyt ...