Since the outbreak of the war, hepatitis in the armed forces has presented a major medical problem, both for the United States and for many of the other nations involved, and it has been common in the civilian population in certain regions. The disease has appeared in two more or less distinct forms: infectious hepatitis, which includes at least a large proportion of the cases formerly termed "catarrhal jaundice, " and "homologous serum jaundice, " a hepatitis following the administration of human blood or blood products. The exact relationship of these two conditions is still in doubt.
Infectious hepatitis has
HEPATITIS. Ann Intern Med. ;24:511–516. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-3-511
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(3):511-516.
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