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There is an increased interest in determining liver fibrosis using biological markers in recent years. Serological markers of liver fibrosis are an attractive alternative to liver biopsy because of price that suits both the patient and clinician. In addition to that this method is almost non-invasive to assess liver fibrosis with a small number of diagnostic errors, can be used in the dynamics which allows to monitor the level of fibrosis.

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P N Fedorov

Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University; Center for Control of AIDS and Infectious Diseases

St.-Petersburg, Russia

N A Belyakov

Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University; Center for Control of AIDS and Infectious Diseases

St.-Petersburg, Russia


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