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Viral hepatitis and Parkinson disease: A national record-linkage study

Abstract:

Objective

To study associations between viral hepatitis and Parkinson disease (PD).

Methods

A retrospective cohort study was done by analyzing linked English National Hospital Episode Statistics and mortality data (1999–2011). Cohorts of individuals with hepatitis B, hepatitis C, autoimmune hepatitis, chronic active hepatitis, and HIV were constructed, and compared to a reference cohort for subsequent rates of PD.

Results

The standardized rate rati...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
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Publisher:
American Academy of Neurology Publisher's website
Journal:
Neurology Journal website
Volume:
88
Issue:
17
Pages:
1630-1633
Publication date:
2017-03-29
Acceptance date:
2017-01-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Pubs id:
pubs:689105
URN:
uri:4d03e849-3521-4228-8fa7-fd5a443d95df
UUID:
uuid:4d03e849-3521-4228-8fa7-fd5a443d95df
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pubs:689105

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