Prevalence of hepatitis C virus antibodies among blood donors in north-eastern Poland.

@article{Chlabicz2005PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hepatitis C virus antibodies among blood donors in north-eastern Poland.},
  author={Sławomir Chlabicz and Izabela Bonifatiuk and Piotr Radziwon},
  journal={Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={206-10}
}
In many countries, screening blood donors for viral markers is an important source of information about epidemiology of HCV infection. The aim of this study was to determine seroprevalence of HCV infection among blood donors in north-eastern Poland and to compare it with prevalence of markers of other infections. We retrospectively analysed the results of tests for anti-HCV, HBsAg and anti-HIV of all blood donations performed in years 1998-2003. For HCV infection, full data (including all… CONTINUE READING