Letters

Concurrent infection with hepatitis B and C viruses

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6922.205a (Published 15 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:205
  1. W L Irving,
  2. G Dolan
  1. University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH.

    EDITOR, - Larry Mimms and colleagues report an interaction between hepatitis B and C virus in patients who received both viruses through contaminated blood transfusions: coinfection with hepatitis C virus reduced the multiplication of hepatitis B virus.1 Our experience with patients coinfected with these viruses is different.2

    We tested serum samples from a cohort of 60 haemophilic subjects for markers …

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