GB virus C infection in Indonesian HIV-positive patients.

  title={GB virus C infection in Indonesian HIV-positive patients.},
  author={Nungki Anggorowati and Yoshihiko Yano and Yanri Wijayanti Subronto and Takako Utsumi and Didik Setyo Heriyanto and Deshinta Putri Mulya and Hanggoro Tri Rinonce and Dewiyani Indah Widasari and Maria Inge Lusida and Soetjipto and Yoshitake Hayashi},
  journal={Microbiology and immunology},
  volume={57 4},
GB virus C (GBV-C), a human virus of the Flaviviridae family that is structurally and epidemiologically closest to hepatitis C virus (HCV), has been reported to confer beneficial outcomes in HIV-positive patients. However, the prevalence of GBV-C in HIV-positive individuals in Indonesia is unknown. Since GBV-C is more prevalent in anti-HCV positive patients than in anti-HCV negative subjects, transmission of GBV-C and HCV could be by the same method. This study examined the prevalence and… CONTINUE READING
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