Spread of hepatitis C virus among sexual partners of HCVAb positive intravenous drug users.

@article{Gabrielli1994SpreadOH,
  title={Spread of hepatitis C virus among sexual partners of HCVAb positive intravenous drug users.},
  author={C Gabrielli and A Zannini and Robert Corradini and Sergio Ignazio Gaf{\`a}},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={1994},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={17-22}
}
Recent studies suggest that the seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus antibodies (HCVAb) among sexual partners of those who are HCVAb positive is higher than in the general population. Moreover some studies seem to indicate that transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) occurs more readily when there is HIV infection in the couple. We studied the prevalence of HCVAb seropositivity among the regular sexual partners of 84 HCVAb positive intravenous drug users (IVDUs), by means of ELISA confirmed by… CONTINUE READING
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