Risk of immune thrombocytopenic purpura and autoimmune hemolytic anemia among 120 908 US veterans with hepatitis C virus infection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anemia, Hemolytic, Autoimmune
  • Hepatitis C
  • Purpura, Thrombocytopenic, Idiopathic
  • Veterans

abstract

  • Individuals infected with HCV are at an increased risk for ITP, whereas the development of AIHA seems to be associated with HCV treatment. It may be beneficial to test individuals newly diagnosed as having ITP for HCV infection.

publication date

  • February 23, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2782638

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinternmed.2008.576

PubMed ID

  • 19237719

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 357

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 169

number

  • 4