GB Virus Type C: A Virus in Search of a Disease or a Role in HIV Therapy?

Bollinger, Robert C.; Gupta, Amita
February 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/1/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p410
Academic Journal
Focuses on the impact of Guillain-Barre virus C (GBV-C), a single-stranded RNA flavivirus, on the course of HIV treatment in Africa. Transmission of the virus through sexual exposure; Inverse correlation demonstrated between GBV-C load and HIV-1 load in coinfected individuals; Data on the prevalence of GBV-C coinfection in any HIV- infected population in the country; Analyses of infants born to a subset of several HIV- infected South African mothers.


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