NANB hepatitis -->
non-A, non-B hepatitis
medical dictionary

Hepatitis caused by two or more infectious agents not detectable by methods that reveal the presence of hepatitis viruses A and B; one cause, now called type C hepatitis has been identified; may follow blood transfusion and is often seen in chronic renal dialysis patients.

Synonyms: NANB hepatitis.

(05 Mar 2000)