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Research Article

Dynamic Changes of Lipopolysaccharide Levels in Different Phases of Acute on Chronic Hepatitis B Liver Failure

  • Calvin Pan equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Calvin Pan, Yurong Gu

    Affiliation: Division of Liver Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Yurong Gu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Calvin Pan, Yurong Gu

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Wei Zhang,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, Beijing Youan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

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  • Yubao Zheng,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Liang Peng,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Hong Deng,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Youming Chen,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Lubiao Chen,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Sui Chen,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Min Zhang,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Zhiliang Gao mail

    zlgao99@hotmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Published: November 19, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049460

About the Authors

Calvin Pan
Division of Liver Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Yurong Gu, Yubao Zheng, Liang Peng, Hong Deng, Youming Chen, Lubiao Chen, Sui Chen, Min Zhang, Zhiliang Gao
Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated, Hospital of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Guangzhou, China
Wei Zhang
Department of Infectious Disease, Beijing Youan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

Corresponding Author

Email: zlgao99@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CQP YG ZG DC LC HD YC. Performed the experiments: YG WZ LP YZ SC MZ. Analyzed the data: CQP YG ZG DC LC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GQP YG ZG. Wrote the paper: CQP YG ZG.