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Hepatitis C

"Hepatitis C" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hepatitis C" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hepatitis C" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 826 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 59 publications in 2013
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