The prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

  title={The prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.},
  author={Javier P Gisbert and Luisa C Garc{\'i}a-Buey and Reyes Arranz and C Alonso Blas and Inmaculada Pinilla and Sam Khorrami and Agust{\'i}n Acevedo and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Borque and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Pajares and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Fern{\'a}ndez-Ra{\~n}ada and Ricardo Moreno-Otero},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  volume={16 2},
AIM Lymphomagenesis is a multifactorial process in which genetic, environmental and infectious factors can be involved. The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), and to compare it with that of a control group of voluntary blood donors. METHODS All consecutive patients with a histological diagnosis of NHL from January 1996 to December 2001 were included in this prospective study. As control… CONTINUE READING


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