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BREASTFEEDING AND HEPATITIS C

Selected Bibliography
November 2003

AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases. Hepatitis C Virus Infection. Pediatrics
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Alter, M.J. Transmission of hepatitis C virus--route, dose, and titer. N Engl J Med 1994; 330:784-86.

Alter, M.J. et al. HCV infection: epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment. U Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Supplemental monograph (symposium proceedings) 1995; pages 1-27.

Bonkovsky, H.L. & Mehta S. Hepatitis C: A review and update. Disease-a-month 2001-12;47(12):610-47

CDC. Recommendations for follow-up of health-care workers after occupational exposure to hepatitis C virus. MMWR July 4, 1997; 46(26):603-06.

Dienstag, J.L. Sexual and perinatal transmission of hepatitis C. Hepatology 97; 26(3)suppl1:66S-60S.

Fanous, Jr. E.I. et al. Recent developments in viral hepatitis. Curr Opinion Gastroenterology 1994; 10:237-42.

FDA. Immune globulin-associated hepatitis C transmission. FDA Med Bulletin 1994; 24(2):3-4.

Fischler, B. et al. Vertical transmission of HCV. J Ped Gastro Nutr 1995; 20(4):449.

Garland, S.M. Hepatitis C - Role of perinatal transmission. Aust NZ J Obstet 98-11,38(4):424-27.

Gish, R.G. et al. Vertical transmission of hepatitis C. J Ped Gastro Nutr 1996; 22(1):118-19.

Grayson, M.L. et al. Breastfeeding and the risk of vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus. Med J Austr 1995; 163:107.

Hunt, C.M. et al. Hepatitis C in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 1997; 89(5)pt2:883-90.

Jonas, M.M. Challenges in the treatment of Hepatitis C in Children. Clinics in Liver Disease 2001-11;5(4):e1-e7

Kurauchi, O. et al. Studies on transmission of hepatitis C virus from mother-to-child in the perinatal period. Arch Gynecol Obstet 1993; 253:121-26.

Lam, J.P.H. et al. Infrequent vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus. J Infec Dis 1993; 167:572-76.

Lin, H-H. et al. Absence of infection in breast-fed infants born to hepatitis C virus-infected mothers. J Pediatr 1995; 126(4):589-91.

Lin, H-H. et al. Mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus and breast-feeding. J Pediatr 1995; 127(4):670-71.

MacDonald, M. & Wodak, A. Preventing transmission of hepatitis C. Australian Family Physician 2003-10;32(10:799-803.

Mahajan, L. et al. Mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus and breast-feeding. J Pediatr1995; 127(4):670.

Mast, E.E. and M.J. Alter. Hepatitis C. Sem Pediatr Infect Dis 1997;
8(1):17-22.

Murray, K. Breastfeeding and hepatitis C transmission. Topics in Breastfeeding 1997; IX:1-11.

Nagata, I. et al. Mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus. J Pediatr 1992; 120(3):432-34.

Novati, R. et al. Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus detected by nested polymerase chain reaction. J Infect Dis 1992; 165:720-23.

Nowicki, M.J. et al. Hepatitis A through E: new viruses, new problems. Contemp OB/GYN 1993; n:49-72.

Ogasawara, S. et al. Hepatitis C virus RNA in saliva and breastmilk of hepatitis C carrier mothers. Lancet 1993; 341:561.

Ohto, H. et al. Transmission of hepatitis C virus from mothers to infants. N Engl J Med 1994; 330:744-50.

Ohto, H. et al. Vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus. Author's reply. N Engl J Med 1994; 331(6):400.

Paccagnini S. et al. Perinatal transmission and manifestation of hepatitis C virus infection in a high risk population. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1995; 14(3):195-99.

Polywka S. et al. Low risk of vertical transmission of Hepatitis C virus by breast milk. Clin Infect Dis J 1999;29:1327-29

Resti, M. et al. Mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus. Acta Paediatr 1995; 84:251-55.

Spencer, J.D. et al. Transmission of hepatitis C virus to infants of human immunodeficiency virus-negative intravenous drug-using mothers: rate of infection and assessment of risk factors for transmission. J Viral Hepatitis 1997;4:395-409

Tabor, E. Non-A, non-B hepatitis as a cause of chronic hepatitis in children. Ped Infect Dis J 1989; 8(7):477.

Tomomasa, T. et al. Prevalence of hepatitis C virus in Japanese children with non-A, non-B hepatitis and those with elevated liver enzymes after repeated blood transfusions. J Ped Gastro Nutr 1992; 14(2):24-45.

Uehara, S. et al. The incidence of vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus. Tohoku J Exp Med 1993; 171:195-202.

Walsh, T.J. Hepatitis C - screening of blood donations. Irish Med J 1991; 84(2):41-42.

Wejstal, R. et al. Mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus. Ann Intern Med 1992; 117(11):887-90.

Wejstal, R. et al. Mother to infant transmission of hepatitis C virus infection. J Med Virol 1990; 30:178-80.

Zanetti, A.R. et al. Mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus. Lancet 1995; 345:289-91.

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