Hepatitis C reactivation in patients with chronic infection with genotypes 1b and 2c: a retrospective cohort study of 206 untreated patients.

@article{Rumi2005HepatitisCR,
  title={Hepatitis C reactivation in patients with chronic infection with genotypes 1b and 2c: a retrospective cohort study of 206 untreated patients.},
  author={M G Rumi and Francesca De Filippi and Carlo la Vecchia and Maria Francesca Donato and Silvano Gallus and Ersilio del Ninno and Massimo Colombo},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={402-6}
}
BACKGROUND We previously described hepatitis reactivation in two carriers of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 2c. AIM To assess the relationship between HCV genotypes and risk of hepatitis reactivation, we studied the course of aminotransferases in patients infected with the two relevant genotypes in Italy. PATIENTS A cohort of 100 patients with genotype 2c chronic hepatitis and 106 with genotype 1b were subjected to surveillance. METHODS Hepatitis reactivation was defined as an… CONTINUE READING