Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 28th, 2000
However, HCV genotype 3 does significantly associate with hepatocyte steatosis, these scientists report in the Journal of Hepatology.
"Patients infected with hepatitis C virus often have liver steatosis, suggesting the possibility of viral cytopathic effect," L. Rubbia-Brandt and other researchers at the University Hospital in Geneva stated ("Hepatocyte steatosis is a cytopathic effect of hepatitis C virus genotype 3," J Hepatol, 2000;33(1):106-115).
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