Identification of HCV-associated antigen(s) in hepatocytes

  • K. Krawczynski
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Virology book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 4)


HCV-associated antigens (HCAg) were localized morphologically using immunofluorescence methods. Fluorescence was found in the cytoplasm of individual liver cells or in groups of cells. Nuclear fluorescence was not observed. Blocking and absorption studies suggest that HCAg is related to nucleocapsid or envelope proteins.


Liver Biopsy Specimen Chronic Persistent Hepatitis Posttransfusion Hepatitis Nuclear Fluorescence Liver Cell Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Krawczynski
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  1. 1.Hepatitis BranchCenters for Disease ControlAtlantaUSA

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