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Descriptor English:   Hepatitis C 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hepatitis C 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hepatite C 
Synonyms English:   Hepatitis, Viral, Non-A, Non-B, Parenterally-Transmitted
Parenterally Transmitted Non A, Non B Hepatitis
Parenterally-Transmitted Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis  
Tree Number:   C01.925.440.440
Definition English:   INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS, a single-stranded RNA virus. Its incubation period is 30-90 days. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by contaminated blood parenterally, and is often associated with transfusion and intravenous drug abuse. However, in a significant number of cases, the source of hepatitis C infection is unknown. 
Indexing Annotation English:   chronic = HEPATITIS C, CHRONIC
History Note English:   92; was HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B 1980-91 (see under HEPATITIS, VIRAL, HUMAN 1980-90); HEPATITIS C was see HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B 1985-91 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   30351 
Unique Identifier:   D006526 

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