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Study Published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology – “Hepatitis C-infected kidneys function as well as others after transplant”

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation, sometimes leading to serious damage. Prior to 2018, most of the infected organs went to patients who already had hepatitis C. Since 2018, most of these infected kidneys, about 75%, went to patients who did not have the virus.

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Story Credit: Jen Christensen (2019), CTV News