Hepatitis C in patients undergoing liver transplantation

A. E. Read, E. Donegan, J. Lake, L. Ferrell, C. Galbraith, I. K. Kuramoto, J. B. Zeldis, N. L. Ascher, J. Roberts, T. L. Wright

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Hepatitis C virus is a common cause of chronic liver disease in patients requiring liver transplantation, but anti-HCV is rarely found in patients with acute liver failure. Previous HCV infection, based on detection of anti-HCV, is not an independent risk factor for post-transplant hepatitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)282-284
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991


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