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Hepatitis C and hepatitis E viruses: epidemiology and transmission

  • Edouard Kurstak
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Abstract

Non-A, non-B hepatitis (NANBH) was first identified as a type of blood-transfusion-associated hepatitis (hepatitis C virus infection) unrelated to HAV or HBV infection (Feinstone et al., 1975). Subsequent research and analysis of epidemiological and hepatitis transmission data has helped characterize NANB hepatitis.

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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edouard Kurstak
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  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyUniversity of MontrealCanada
  2. 2.World Health OrganizationGenevaSwitzerland
  3. 3.King Fahad National Guard HospitalRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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