Low frequency of cirrhosis in a hepatitis C (genotype 1b) single-source outbreak in germany: a 20-year multicenter study.

@article{Wiese2000LowFO,
  title={Low frequency of cirrhosis in a hepatitis C (genotype 1b) single-source outbreak in germany: a 20-year multicenter study.},
  author={Manfred Wiese and Frieder Berr and Michael Lafrenz and Heiner Porst and Ute Oesen},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={91-6}
}
From August 1978 until March 1979, 14 batches of anti-D immune globulin contaminated with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1b (20, 000-480,000 copies/dose) from a single erythrocyte donor had been administered for prophylaxis of rhesus isoimmunization throughout East Germany. All 2,867 women involved had been recalled after January 12, 1979 for repeated screening of alanine transaminase (ALT). They were prospectively followed in regional centers. We have reexamined a cohort of 1,018 women… CONTINUE READING

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