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non-A, non-B hepatitis

hep·a·ti·tis

(hep'ă-tī'tis)
Inflammation of the liver, due usually to viral infection but sometimes to toxic agents.
[hepat- + -itis]

hep·a·ti·tis, vi·ral, non-A, non-B

(NANB) (hepă-tītis, vīrăl)
Disease due to viral agents other than hepatitis viruses A or B.
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Aetiological association of virus-like particle with enterically transmitted non-A, non-B hepatitis.
Although transfusion-transmitted cases of non-A, non-B hepatitis were relatively easy to document, sporadic (community-acquired) cases predominated.
The CDC researchers compared matched controls with 218 hepatitis B patients and 140 patients (diagnosed with non-A, non-B hepatitis.
Thus, it appears that hepatitis C virus is a major cause of community-acquired non-A, non-B hepatitis as well as post-transfusion non-A, non-B hepatitis," the researchers write in the April 21 SCIENCE.
blood-transfusion recipients contract non-A, non-B hepatitis, a poorly defined ailment that is diagnosed when lab tests indicate biochemical signs of liver injury but no signs of hepatitis in the blood.
He says the percentage of positive results varies with the population tested, adding he expects the screening test now in development to detect at least 80 percent of donated blood units that are infected with non-A, non-B hepatitis viruses.
The claimed inventions were made in association with Chiron's breakthrough cloning of the virus which caused the disease previously known as Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis.
Chiron discovered hepatitis C virus, formerly non-A, non-B hepatitis, in 1987, and together with Ortho introduced the first HCV blood screening test in 1989.
Serologic analysis of transfusion-associated non-A, non-B hepatitis (NANBH) cases with evolving tests for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) demonstrated that a proportion of cases were unrelated to HCV and suggested the existence of an additional agent(s) (non-ABC).
Chiron scientists characterized hepatitis C virus (HCV) in 1987 following five years of research into the possible cause of what then was termed non-A, non-B hepatitis, which had eluded dozens of groups working in larger companies and institutions.
Chiron scientists characterized HCV in 1987 following five years of research into the possible cause of what then was termed non-A, non-B hepatitis, which had eluded dozens of groups working in larger companies and institutions.