More than third of world's population has been infected with hepatitis B virusBMJ 1999; 318 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7192.1213a (Published 01 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1213
- A J Zuckerman, Director
- WHO Centre for Reference and Research on Viral Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London NW3 2PF
EDITOR—The news items on the prevalence of hepatitis B infection is incorrect and the accompanying artificially coloured photograph is misleading.1 Electron micrographs are usually negatively stained (figure).
More than a …