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Renal hepatitis C in the absence of detectable serum or hepatic virus

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We report an apparently unique case where hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA was identified in renal tissue from a patient with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis and treated chronic hepatitis C, despite the absence of detectable virus in the serum or liver (COBAS Amplicor qualitative assay, lower limit of detection 50 IU/ml). The implications of this finding are discussed, with particular reference to current concepts regarding 'occult' hepatitis C infection.

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Fowell, Andrew J., Sheron, Nicholas and Rosenberg, William M.C. (2008) Renal hepatitis C in the absence of detectable serum or hepatic virus Liver International, 28, (6), pp. 889-891. (doi:10.1111/j.1478-3231.2008.01672.x). (PMID:18647143).

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Published date: July 2008
Keywords: glomerulonephritis, hepatitis C, polymerase chain reaction

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Local EPrints ID: 59295
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/59295
ISSN: 1478-3223
PURE UUID: 33cf6710-2616-405b-96ab-f8e190643408
ORCID for Nicholas Sheron: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5232-8292

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Date deposited: 03 Sep 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:24

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Author: Andrew J. Fowell
Author: Nicholas Sheron ORCID iD
Author: William M.C. Rosenberg

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