Early acquisition of TT virus in infants: possible minor role of maternal transmission.

@article{Lin2002EarlyAO,
  title={Early acquisition of TT virus in infants: possible minor role of maternal transmission.},
  author={Ho-Hsiung Lin and Jia-Horng Kao and P. -I. Lee and D. -S. Chen},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2002},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={285-90}
}
This study assessed the prevalence of TT virus (TTV) viremia in pregnant women and evaluated the role of maternal transmission in early acquisition of TTV in infants in Taiwan. Two groups of pregnant women were screened for TTV using polymerase chain reaction. The first group included 135 healthy pregnant women attending the obstetrics department for routine prenatal care and the second group from 25 GB virus-C/hepatitis G virus (GBV-C/HGV)-infected mothers. In both groups, when TTV infection… CONTINUE READING

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