Published in AIDS Weekly, September 17th, 2001
The researchers, led by Jack Stapleton, MD, of the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine and the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, report in the September 6, 2001, New England Journal of Medicine, that GB virus type C (hepatitis G virus or GBV-C) appears to have retarded the progression of human immunodeficiency virus in a 12-year clinical study of HIV patients.
Using an infectious molecular clone of GBV-C, the same team showed in a laboratory study that GBV-C reduces the growth rate of HIV in cultured...
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