Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 6th, 2006
"The progression of fibrosis in HCV infection is a process in which genes interact with environmental factors. A 'clotting process' is involved in fibrogenesis.
"ABO blood group distribution is associated with thrombotic disease, non-O blood group increasing the risk of venous thrombosis. The aim of the study was to investigate whether ABO blood type contributes to the severity of fibrosis," wrote A. Poujol-Robert and colleagues, University of Paris.
"We studied blood group...
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