Serological and histological aspects of hepatitis C virus infection in alcoholic patients.

@article{Brillanti1991SerologicalAH,
  title={Serological and histological aspects of hepatitis C virus infection in alcoholic patients.},
  author={Stefano Brillanti and Christina Masci and Sebastiano Siringo and Giulio Di Febo and Mario Miglioli and Luigi Barbara},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={1991},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={347-50}
}
The recent cloning of the genome of hepatitis C virus (HCV) has allowed the detection of antibodies to HCV (anti-HCV) in human serum. The presence of serum antibodies to HCV often indicates active infection with HCV. We have assessed the serological and histological features in a group of alcoholic patients with chronic liver disease and have evaluated the possible etiologic role of HCV infection in the development of liver damage. Serum samples and liver biopsy specimens were obtained from 41… CONTINUE READING

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