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Graziella Gasparotto Baiocco ; Sandrine Comparsi Wagner ;Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial 2014, 50 5

Autor: Marcos Frank Bastiani

Fuente: http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=393541984002


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Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial ISSN: 1676-2444 jbpml@sbpc.org.br,adagmar.andriolo@g mail.com Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Brasil Frank Bastiani, Marcos; Gasparotto Baiocco, Graziella; Comparsi Wagner, Sandrine Prevalence of hepatitis C in patients with renal disease undergoing hemodialysis treatment Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial, vol.
50, núm.
5, septiembreoctubre, 2014, pp.
327-331 Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=393541984002 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative original article Prevalence of hepatitis C in patients with renal disease undergoing hemodialysis treatment Prevalência de hepatite C em pacientes com doença renal submetidos a tratamento hemodialítico Marcos Frank Bastiani1; Graziella Gasparotto Baiocco2; Sandrine Comparsi Wagner3 abstract Introduction and objective: This study aimed at determining the prevalence of hepatitis C among 649 patients diagnosed with chronic or acute kidney disease − patients were undergoing hemodialysis treatment at a large hemodialysis center in Porto Alegre-RS, from January through December, 2012 –, as well as relating our data to that presented in the national census, reporting cases of coinfection by hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and defining the demographic profile of these patients.
Method: An observational cross-sectional study was conducted and data was obtained from information in patients’ electronic medical records. Result and conclusion: The prevalence of hepatitis C in this study was 10.17% of the sampled population.
However, further analysis of...





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