Evidence for probable sexual transmission of the hepatitis g virus.

  title={Evidence for probable sexual transmission of the hepatitis g virus.},
  author={Sharon E. Frey and Sharon M. Homan and Marcia L Sokol-Anderson and Margarita Torralba Cayco and Prospero Cortorreal and Cora E Musial and Adrian M Di Bisceglie},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={34 8},
A cross-sectional epidemiology study evaluated the role of sexual activity and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the transmission of hepatitis G virus (HGV/GBV-C) and other hepatitis virus infections in 944 subjects. There was a statistically significant higher prevalence of HGV/GBV-C, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus exposure in the STD clinic group (i.e., subjects who were currently seeking treatment for an STD) compared with the group who never had received treatment for an STD… CONTINUE READING
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