Victor Vargas, MD
To the Editor: There are errors in the fifth paragraph of our letter (1). After the first sentence, the rest of the paragraph should read as follows: "Of 41 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who had been transfused, 22 (54%) were anti-HCV positive, whereas of 40 patients who had not been transfused, 22 (55%) were anti-HCV positive (P = not significant). Twenty-five of thirty-eight (66%) patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who were anti-HBc positive compared with 19 of 43 (44%) patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and without anti-HBc were anti-HCV positive (P = not significant)."
Vargas V. Correction: Frequency of Antibodies to Hepatitis C Virus in Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Ann Intern Med. ;112:967. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-112-12-967_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;112(12):967.
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