Hepatitis G virus co-infection in liver transplantation recipients with chronic hepatitis C and nonviral chronic liver disease.

@article{Fried1997HepatitisGV,
  title={Hepatitis G virus co-infection in liver transplantation recipients with chronic hepatitis C and nonviral chronic liver disease.},
  author={Michael W. Fried and Y. Khudyakov and Gregory A Smallwood and M T Vo Cong and Brian Nichols and Elba Betancourt D{\'i}az and P Siefert and Karen Gutekunst and R. Douglas Gordon and Thomas Boyer and Howard A Fields},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={1271-5}
}
Hepatitis G virus (HGV) is a newly described RNA virus that is parenterally transmitted and has been found frequently in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection. To determine the impact of hepatitis G virus co-infection on morbidity and mortality following liver transplantation, we measured HGV RNA by polymerase chain reaction in pre and posttransplantation sera from a cohort of patients transplanted for chronic hepatitis C and a control group of patients transplanted for nonviral causes… CONTINUE READING
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