Altered monoaminergic transporter binding in hepatitis C related cerebral dysfunction: a neuroimmunologial condition?

Forton, D. M.
November 2006
Gut;Nov2006, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p1535
Academic Journal
The article examines the relationship between central nervous system dysfunction (CNS) and hepatitis C virus (HCV). CNS symptoms are only evident in a proportion of individual with HCV infection which is it likely the result as a consequence of a complex interaction between viral and host factors. Even if the virus has been eliminated from serum, there may be sustained CNS effect which may result in a form of sensitization.


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