Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 30th, 2000
Leonard B. Seeff of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, reviewed hepatitis infection and its prevention and treatment in people with hemophilia at the Gene Therapy Workshop of the National Hemophilia Foundation, held in Washington, DC.
"Because hepatitis A virus (HAV) is nonenveloped, it is not inactivated by solvent detergent treatment of clotting factors alone, but requires heating at 80(degree)C for 72 hours," stated Seeff. "Prior to the introduction of...
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