Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 28th, 2005
A. Savey and colleagues, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, wrote that the study objective was "To identify modes of HCV transmission during an outbreak of HCV infection in a private hemodialysis unit treating approximately 70 patients."
"Detection of HCV RNA by PCR was performed among patients receiving dialysis in 2001. Case-patients were patients who had a first positive result for HCV RNA between January 2001 and January 2002 and either acute hepatitis, a seroconversion for HCV antibodies, or a...
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