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[A prospective study on transfusion-related hepatitis C virus infection].

[Article in Chinese]

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Lulong County Sanitary and Anti-epidemic Station, Hebei 066400.


64 cases of blood recipients were followed-up for 6 months to study infection of hepatitis C virus. The infection rate of hepatitis C virus was 18.75% in total, including 8 cases of post-transfusion hepatitis C (PT-HC), 1 case of subclinical PT-HC, and 3 cases of anti-HCV sero conversion only. The time of initial ALT abnormality and anti-HCV sero conversion were 28 to 91 (51.9 +/- 20.9) days and 23 to 76 (42.4 +/- 15.9) days after blood transfusion respectively. There were 2 cases with cytomeglovirus infection and another 5 cases with unknown infectious agent were found in this study.

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