Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 3rd, 2003
"The long-term histological and virological outcomes of spontaneous circulating hepatitis C virus (HCV) clearance were studied in chronic liver disease. Between 1979 and 1984, three patients underwent laparoscopy for chronic non-A, non-B liver disease, and two were found to have cirrhosis and one with chronic active hepatitis. After HCV assays became available in 1990, they were positive persistently for HCV antibody without serum HCV RNA," researchers in Japan reported.
"Reductions of antibody levels to HCV core and/or...
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