Volunteer for NIAID-funded clinical studies related to hepatitis on ClinicalTrials.gov.
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Hepatitis C is caused by infection with the hepatitis C virus. This virus causes chronic (long-term) infection in more than 85 percent of infected people, often leading to chronic liver disease. Hepatitis C is unrelated to any of the other known hepatitis viruses (A, B, D, and E).
Last Updated October 01, 2009