Fulminant hepatitis associated with hepatitis A virus superinfection in patients with chronic hepatitis C.

@article{Vento1998FulminantHA,
  title={Fulminant hepatitis associated with hepatitis A virus superinfection in patients with chronic hepatitis C.},
  author={Sandro Vento and Tiziana Garofano and Carlo Renzini and Francesca Cainelli and Fanny Casali and Giuseppe Ghironzi and Teresa Ferraro and Ercole Concia},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={338 5},
  pages={
          286-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection rarely causes fulminant hepatic failure in people with no underlying liver disease. There are limited data on the course of this infection in patients with chronic hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis C. METHODS We prospectively followed, from June 1990 to July 1997, 595 adults with biochemical and histologic evidence of chronic hepatitis B (163 patients) or chronic hepatitis C (432 patients) who were seronegative for HAV antibodies. All were tested… CONTINUE READING
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