Hepatitis C: natural history, diagnosis, and management.

  • Ng Pak Lam
  • Published 1999 in
    American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP…

Abstract

The virology, epidemiology, clinical spectrum, diagnosis, and management of hepatitis C are reviewed. Hepatitis C infection is responsible for most cases of chronic viral hepatitis in the United States and is the major reason for liver transplantation. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is divided into six major genotypes, with type 1 being the most prevalent in the… (More)

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