Published in Healthcare Finance, Tax and Law Weekly, March 16th, 2005
According to recent research published in the International Journal of Clinical Practice, "the reported prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in patients with lichen planus (LP) shows variations from different regions. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of HCV infection in patients with LP, in Diyarbakir region of Turkey."
"A total of 128 patients with LP and 128 healthy controls were detected for HCV infection, using a third generation enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Eight of 128 patients (6.25%) with LP were found to have anti-HCV...
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