Published in AIDS Weekly, September 1st, 1997
"Maternal hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection was associated with a greater likelihood of transmission of HIV infection from mother to child," researcher Ronald C. Hershow and colleagues wrote ("Increased Vertical Transmission of HIV from Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Mothers," Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1997;176:414-420). "Further study is needed to confirm this association and to determine if the association represents a biologic effect of HCV infection or is due to a confounding interaction between HCV...
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