Table 1

Prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibodies and HCV-RNA in 2796 haemodialysis patients

Parametern (%)
HCV antibody and/or HCV-RNA positive 195 (7.0)
HCV antibody positive 171 (6.1)
HCV-RNA positive 111 (4.0)
HCV-RNA positive; HCV antibody negative 24 (0.8)
HCV-RNA and HCV antibody negative2591 (93)