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Genetic diversity in hepatitis C virus in Egypt and possible association with hepatocellular carcinoma.
Egypt has one of the world's highest prevalences of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, with a majority of genotype 4 infections. To explore the genetic diversity of HCV in Egypt, sera from 131Expand
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GB virus C during the natural course of HIV-1 infection: viremia at diagnosis does not predict mortality
Objective: To investigate whether GBV-C viremia at diagnosis of HIV-1 infection predicts disease outcome in patients not receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (ART), and whether longitudinalExpand
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Enhanced and resumed GB virus C replication in HIV-1-infected individuals receiving HAART
In patients co-infected with HIV-1 and GB virus C (GBV-C), the disappearance of GBV-C RNA has been associated with accelerated disease progression. We studied longitudinal GBV-C viral titres in 28Expand
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Detection of hepatitis C core antigen in serum or plasma as a marker of hepatitis C viraemia in the serological window‐phase
Summary A new immunoassay for the detection of hepatitis C core antigen (HCVcoreAg) in peripheral blood during serological window‐phase was evaluated among healthy blood donors, commerciallyExpand
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Minimal transmission of HIV despite persistently high transmission of hepatitis C virus in a Swedish needle exchange program
Summary.  The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and incidence of HIV and hepatitis B and C (HBV and HCV) among injecting drug users in a Swedish needle exchange programme (NEP) and toExpand
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Evolution of hepatitis C virus variants following blood transfusion from one infected donor to several recipients: a long-term follow-up.
Variants of hepatitis C virus (HCV) from a single infected blood donor and 13 viraemic recipients who were traced were examined by sequencing and cloning to determine the extent of virus diversity inExpand
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Hepatitis C Viremia Patterns in Incident Hepatitis C Infection and One Year Later in 150 Prospectively Tested Persons Who Inject Drugs
Objectives To assess HCV viremia levels just before, during and one year after anti-HCV seroconversion in people who inject drugs (PWID). Methods PWID enrolling into a needle exchange program inExpand
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Prospective study of nosocomial transmission of hepatitis C in a Swedish gastroenterology unit .
A prospective study of incident hepatitis C in 515 gastroenterology patients was conducted by follow-up sampling at 3-6 months after admission to the gastroenterology unit to test for antibodies toExpand
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