Published in Blood Weekly, October 20th, 1997
Researcher M. Caselitz and colleagues of Hannover, Germany, presented the case of a 27-year-old male leukemia patient who was a chronic hepatitis B carrier and who developed fulminant hepatitis B after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation from his hepatitis B immune donor-brother ("Hepatitis B Associated Liver Failure Following Bone Marrow Transplantation," Journal of Hepatology, September 1997;27:572-577).
The risk of chronic hepatitis B infection in patients undergoing bone marrow...
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