Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 7th, 2001
Information gathered by researchers at Kitasato University School of Medicine sheds more light on TT virus (TTV), a virus identified in the late 1990s as a cause of post-transfusion hepatitis in some patients.
Authors of the current study, noting TTV prevalence among patients on maintenance hemodialysis ranges between 32% and 46%, studied TTV prevalence among health care workers who worked on the same hemodialysis unit at a medical center.
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