Etiology of New-Onset Jaundice: How Often Is It Caused by Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury in The United States?

  title={Etiology of New-Onset Jaundice: How Often Is It Caused by Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury in The United States?},
  author={Raj Vuppalanchi and Suthat Liangpunsakul and Naga P. Chalasani},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
BACKGROUND AND AIM:The epidemiology of acute drug-induced liver injury (DILI) in the United States has not been well studied. We conducted a study of adults with new-onset jaundice at a nonreferral community hospital to better understand the epidemiology of acute DILI.METHODS:This is a retrospective study of adult outpatients and inpatients (≥18 yr) with new-onset jaundice over a 5-yr period (1999–2003) at Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indiana. Patients with new-onset jaundice were identified… 

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