Hepatitis C virus infection and a new association with extrahepatic disease: Multiple myeloma

M. Montella, A. Crispo, F. Russo, D. Ronga, V. Tridente, M. Tamburini

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Abstract

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is associated with various types of tumors. Our study examines the prevalence of hepatitis C infection in myeloma and compares the findings with a control group. Our results show a prevalence of HCV of 32% in the myeloma patients compared with a prevalence of 9% in the control group, with an odds ratio of 4.3, Cl 95% 1.8-11.0 (p=0.001).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)883-884
Number of pages2
JournalHaematologica
Volume85
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Hepatitis C virus
  • Immune system
  • Multiple myeloma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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