Comparison of GB virus C, HIV, and HCV infection markers in hemophiliacs exposed to non-inactivated or inactivated factor concentrates.

@article{Kupfer2005ComparisonOG,
  title={Comparison of GB virus C, HIV, and HCV infection markers in hemophiliacs exposed to non-inactivated or inactivated factor concentrates.},
  author={Bernd Kupfer and Torsten Ruf and Bertfried Matz and Jacob Nattermann and Ulrich Spengler and J{\"u}rgen K. Rockstroh and Hans Hermann Brackmann and Johannes Bluemel and Michael Tacke and Rolf Kaiser},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={42-7}
}
BACKGROUND Until the mandatory introduction of viral inactivation techniques of blood plasma products in the early 1980s many recipients of these products were infected with various viral pathogens. OBJECTIVES To determine the rate of transmission of GB virus C/hepatitis G virus (GBV-C/HGV) HCV, and HIV through non-virus-inactivated clotting factor… CONTINUE READING