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January 11th, 2011  Posted at   Health
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Prevalence patterns of GB virus-C/hepatitis G virus (GBV-C/HGV) suggest that the virus is transmitted sexually.

GBV-C/HGV is an RNA virus in the Flaviviridae family, Drs. Valess J. Dreyc and Courtney¬†E. Collingham, of the Public Health Laboratory in Birmingham, UK, write in the March issue of the Journal of Medical Virology. They describe the virus as a distant cousin” of hepatitis C.

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