Hepatitis A and C `superinfection' tackled in BC

Kent, Heather
September 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/22/98, Vol. 159 Issue 6, p643
Academic Journal
Looks at plans in British Columbia to launch a hepatitis A vaccination program for intravenous drug users and others infected with hepatitis C. The hope of preventing cases involving a deadly combination of the two viruses; Information about an Italian study reported in the `New England Journal of Medicine' about the death rate for patients infected with both hepatitis A and C; Comment from Dr. Arlene King, from the BC Centre for Disease Control.


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