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Detection of occult hepatitis C...

Here's a page where anyone can add studies and papers related to occult hepatitis C. These are listed in chronological release-date order. If anyone can replace an abstract with a full paper, please do. Hopefully this will become a page where those who have an interest will be able to more easily locate information on this subject.





Occult HCV infection: an unexpected finding in a population unselected for hepatic disease.(12/8/09)


Persistence of hepatitis C virus in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of sustained viral responders to pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy.  (9/08)


Immune suppression leading to hepatitis C virus re-emergence after sustained virological response.  (8/08)


Occult Hepatitis C Virus Infection among Hemodialysis Patients.  (8/08)


Recurrence of HCV Infection in a Sustained Responder After Chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Successful Retreatment.  (7/08)


Renal hepatitis C in the absence of detectable serum or hepatic virus.  (7/07)


Histological changes in HCV antibody positive, HCV RNA negative subjects suggest persistent virus infection.  (6/08)


Eradication of Hepatitis C Virus in Patients Successfully Treated for Chronic Hepatitis C.  (5/08)


Evidence of occult HCV genotypes in haemophilic individuals with unapparent HCV mixed infections.  (5/08)


Occult persistence and lymphotropism of hepatitis C virus infection.  (5/08)


Desperately seeking hepatitis C virus.  (5/08)


Occult hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infections.  (5/08)



Occult HCV infection revisited with ultra-sensitive real-time PCR assay.  (4/08)


Occult hepatitis C virus infection is more common than hepatitis B infection in maintenance hemodialysis patients.  (4/08)


Occult hepatitis C virus infection during an outbreak in a hemodialysis unit in Thailand.  (3/08)


Hepatitis C virus replicates in the same immune cell subsets in chronic hepatitis C and occult infection.  (3/08)


PMBC Not a Reservour for HCV for Patients Who Clear HCV RNA, Study Reports.  (3/08)



Recurrence of hepatitis C virus during leucocytopenia and spontaneous clearance after recovery from cytopenia: a case report.  (12/07)


Detection of HCV by PCR in serum and PBMC of patients with hepatitis C after treatment.  (10/07)


Molecular Diagnosis of Occult HCV and HBV Infections.  (10/07)


Serum immunoglobulin G antibodies to the GOR autoepitope are present in patients with occult hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection despite lack of HCV-specific antibodies.  (10/07)


Antagonistic expression of hepatitis C virus and alpha interferon in lymphoid cells during persistent occult infection.  (8/07)


Frequency of very low HCV viremia detected by a highly sensitive HCV-RNA assay.  (8/07)


Pegasys Study Authors Conclude that Patients Successfully Treated for Hepatitis C Can be Considered ''Cured''; Mitch Shiffman says 'you can cure HCV', Eugene Schiff says 'get treated'(5/07)


Ultra centrifufugation of serum samples allows detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in patients with occult hepatitis C.  (5/07)


Comparative study on the clinical and virological characteristics among patients with single occult hepatitis B virus (HBV), single occult hepatitis C virus (HCV) and occult HBV and HCV dual infection.  (3/07)


Molecular Diagnostics of Hepatitis C Virus Infection.  (2/07)



Occult hepatitis C and B virus infections in hepatocellular carcinoma.  (1/07)


Comparative study between occult hepatitis C virus infection and chronic hepatitis C.  (1/07)


Detection of hepatitis C virus in serum and peripheral blood mononuclear cells by two reverse transcription polymerase.  (1/07)


Prevalence of occult hepatitis B & C in HIV patients infected through sexual transmission.  (1/07)


De novo infection and propagation of wild-type Hepatitis C virus in human T lymphocytes in vitro.  (12/06)


Occult hepatitis C virus infection: A new form of hepatitis C.  (11/06)


Cellular Immune Responses Associated with Occult Hepatitis C Virus Infection of the Liver.  (11/06)


Virus-specific T-cell responses associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV) persistence in the liver after apparent recovery from HCV infection.  (9/06)


Combined Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Antigen-Antibody Detection Assay Does Not Improve Diagnosis for Seronegative Individuals with Occult HCV Infection.  (7/06)


HCV is Detected in Liver of HCV Antibody-Positive But HCV RNA Negative Patients, so don't assume HCV has been cleared if viral load is undetectable.  (7/06)


Hepatitis C Virus Replicates in the Liver of Patients Who Have a Sustained Response to Antiviral Treatment [PDF].  (5/06)


Virus persistence in hepatitis C: lifelong infection despite therapy?   (5/06)


Real-time multiplex PCR assay to quantify hepatitis C virus RNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells.  (5/06)


Effect of anti-viral therapy for occult hepatitis C virus infection.Back to Health Page List

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