High incidence of hepatitis B infections among chronic hepatitis cases of unknown aetiology.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS In approximately 5% of chronic liver disease cases, no aetiology can be identified. We selected sera from 50 patients with chronic hepatitis of unknown aetiology who were enrolled in this follow-up study whose aim is to gain insight into the possible role of viruses and to define potential clinical outcomes. METHODS Patients' sera were… (More)

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@article{Chemin2001HighIO, title={High incidence of hepatitis B infections among chronic hepatitis cases of unknown aetiology.}, author={Isabelle Chemin and Fabian Zoulim and Philippe Merle and Ahmed Arkhis and Michelle Chevallier and Andrea Kay and Lidia Cova and Philippe Chevallier and Bernard Mandrand and Cristhian Trepo}, journal={Journal of hepatology}, year={2001}, volume={34 3}, pages={447-54} }