Health Care-Associated Transmission of Hepatitis B and C Viruses in Hemodialysis Units

Fabrizio Fabrizi, Paul Martin

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Abstract

Liver disease is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients receiving long-term dialysis. This article summarizes the most recent information on epidemiology, clinical significance, and management of infection by hepatitis B and C viruses in this population.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-60
Number of pages12
JournalClinics in Liver Disease
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2010

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Hepatitis B virus
Hepacivirus
Renal Dialysis
Liver Diseases
Dialysis
Epidemiology
Morbidity
Delivery of Health Care
Mortality
Infection
Population

Keywords

  • Antiviral therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Hepatitis B virus
  • Hepatitis C virus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology

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Health Care-Associated Transmission of Hepatitis B and C Viruses in Hemodialysis Units. / Fabrizi, Fabrizio; Martin, Paul.

In: Clinics in Liver Disease, Vol. 14, No. 1, 01.02.2010, p. 49-60.

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