non-A, non-B hepatitis

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non-A, non-B hepatitis

[‚nän ¦ā ‚nän ¦bē ‚hep·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A type of viral hepatitis that is most common among people who have received transfused blood and whose serologic tests show no evidence of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, or other types of virus such as Epstein-Barr.
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