TITLE

High frequency of antibodies to syphilis and HIV in hepatitis C virus positive blood donors may reflect its sexual transmission in this region

AUTHOR(S)
Mittal, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Sexually Transmitted Infections;Apr2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
letter
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study that evaluated the occurrence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in voluntary blood donors and compared the presence of syphilis, HBV and HIV infection in HCV negative and positive blood donors. Predictors of HIV infection in a high-risk population which may reflect the transmission of HCV by a sexual route.
ACCESSION #
9720042

 

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