Hepatitis C virus infection in sporadic fulminant viral hepatitis in North India: cause or co-factor?

@article{Jain1999HepatitisCV,
  title={Hepatitis C virus infection in sporadic fulminant viral hepatitis in North India: cause or co-factor?},
  author={A. K. Jain and Premashis Kar and Kaushal Madan and Ujjwal Das and Sushil Budhiraja and V. Gopalkrishna and Joginder Kumar Sharma and Bhudev Chandra Das},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={11 11},
  pages={1231-7}
}
INTRODUCTION The role of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in fulminant hepatitis (FH) is poorly understood and the available data are conflicting. We have examined the aetiological role of HCV in 50 consecutive patients with sporadic FH by employing serology and reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 50… CONTINUE READING