Persistently normal alanine transaminase levels in chronic C hepatitis: What does it tell us?


Dincer D., Okten A., Kaymakoglu S., Besisik F., DEMİR K., Tuncer I., ...More

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.48, no.41, pp.1397-1400, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 41
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Journal Name: HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1397-1400
  • Keywords: hepatitis C infection, normal alanine transaminase, POLYMERASE CHAIN-REACTION, VIRUS-RNA LEVELS, LIVER-DISEASE, BLOOD-DONORS, POSITIVE SUBJECTS, ANTI-HCV, VIREMIA, INFECTION, STATES, HISTOLOGY
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background/Aims: We evaluated the demographic, clinical, histological and serological characteristics of chronic hepatitis C infection with persistently normal serum alanine transaminase levels and compared the results with those obtained in a group of chronic hepatitis C infection with serum alanine transaminase levels above normal.