non-A, non-B hepatitis


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non-A, non-B hepatitis

 (nŏn-ā′ nŏn-bē′)
n.
Any of various forms of hepatitis, including hepatitis C and hepatitis E, caused by a virus that is antigenically different from hepatitis viruses A and B.

hepatitis non-A, non-B


n.
a disease of the liver that is clinically indistinguishable from hepatitis B but is caused by a retrovirus or retroviruslike agent. Also called non-A, non-B hepatitis.
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Study of an epidemic of non-A, non-B hepatitis: possibility of another human hepatitis virus distinct from posttransfusion non-A non-B type.
Study of an epidemic of non-A, non-B hepatitis. Possibility of another human hepatitis virus distinct from post-transfusion non-A, non-B type.
He led the prospective studies that identified the clinical entity known as non-A, non-B hepatitis and the first to confirm that it was a transmissible agent.
Hepatitis C, previously called non-A, non-B hepatitis, has been known since the mid 1970s and became recognized as a major health threat to patients receiving blood transfusions.
Hepatitis E is an unclassified RNA virus that causes enterically transmitted non-A, non-B hepatitis. HEV occurs most frequently in children and young adults.
Last month, the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., asked a panel made up primarily of physicians to answer two questions: Should blood banks continue using three blood tests that screen for syphilis, non-A, non-B hepatitis, and -- indirectly -- AIDS?
Epidemic transmission of enterically transmitted non-A, non-B hepatitis in Mexico, 1986-1987.
Serum alanine aminotransferase of donors in relation to the risk of non-A, non-B hepatitis in recipients.