Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors in Chengdu, China.

@article{He2011PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors in Chengdu, China.},
  author={Yi He and Jie Zhang and Luxiang Zhong and Xue Yun Chen and Hu-Min Liu and Li-ke Wan and Huan Wang and Hong Li and Li Tian and Jin-liang Hu and Ping Luo and Lei Wang and Yan Chen and Tao Liu and Shuang-Li Liu and Wen-Bin L{\"u}},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2011},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={
          616-21
        }
}
The objectives of the study were to estimate the prevalence of anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) positivity among blood donors from Chengdu, China, and to determine risk factors associated with infection. In this study, data were collected from volunteer blood donors between July 2006 and June 2007. Anti-HCV test was performed in 119,518 donors. To identify risk factors associated with HCV infections a case-control study was conducted in 305 unique HCV-seropositive blood donors and 610 seronegative… CONTINUE READING
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