Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 23rd, 1995
Several studies reported within the last five years have implicated HCV as an etiologic factor in type II mixed cryoglobulinemia, an autoimmune disease with underlying lymphoproliferation, report Salvatore De Vita, University of Bari, Bari, Italy, and colleagues ("Hepatitis C Virus within a Malignant Lymphoma Lesion in the Course of Type II Mixed Cryoglobulinemia," Blood, September 1, 1995;86(5):1887-1892).
De Vita et al. added that they and other investigators have detected HCV RNA in blood samples from patients with type II mixed...
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