Low prevalence of hepatitis C viral infection in patients with non-alcoholic chronic liver disease in India.

@article{Sarin1996LowPO,
  title={Low prevalence of hepatitis C viral infection in patients with non-alcoholic chronic liver disease in India.},
  author={Shiv Kumar Sarin and Rajkumar Chandra Guptan and Kaberi Banerjee and Pramod Khandekar},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={1996},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={243-5}
}
To investigate the prevalence and profile of chronic liver disease due to hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) infection in patients with non-alcoholic chronic liver disease in North India, 148 biopsy proven patients (73 with a history of transfusion and 75 non-transfused) were studied. Detection of hepatitis B included HBsAg, AntiHBc, and HBV DNA testing. Presence of HCV infection was investigated by EIA using second generation tests and confirmed by RIBA III and HCV RNA testing. Eighty three (56.1… CONTINUE READING

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