Heterosexual co-transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

@article{Eyster1991HeterosexualCO,
  title={Heterosexual co-transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).},
  author={Mary Elaine Eyster and Harvey J. Alter and Louis M Aledort and Stella Quan and Angelos Hatzakis and James J Goedert},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={115 10},
  pages={
          764-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis C virus (HCV) in female sexual partners of multitransfused men with hemophilia and to compare the frequency of transmission of HCV and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional measurement of HCV and HIV antibodies. SETTING Ten hemophilia treatment centers. PATIENTS A total of 234 female sexual partners of 231 multitransfused men with hemophilia. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS The prevalence of… CONTINUE READING
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