45-year follow-up of hepatitis C virus infection in healthy young adults.

@article{Seeff200045yearFO,
  title={45-year follow-up of hepatitis C virus infection in healthy young adults.},
  author={Leonard B. Seeff and Richard N Miller and Charles S. Rabkin and Z Buskell-Bales and K D Straley-Eason and Bonnie L. Smoak and Lorna D. Johnson and Stephen S. Lee and Edward Lawrence Kaplan},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={132 2},
  pages={105-11}
}
BACKGROUND The sequelae during the first two decades after acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection have been well studied, but the outcome thereafter is unknown. OBJECTIVE To conduct an extended study of the natural history of HCV infection by using archived serum specimens originally collected between 1948 and 1954. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study… CONTINUE READING