Published in Blood Weekly, July 27th, 1998
"The implications of the high prevalence of GBV-C RNA in the blood donor population in this South African study are uncertain. If GBV-C is shown to play a role in disease, the findings in this study may have important implications for future screening of volunteer blood donor populations, and may affect adversely the available blood supply," wrote Alison Casteling, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and colleagues ("GB Virus C Prevalence in Blood Donors and High Risk Groups for Parenterally Transmitted Agents from Gauteng, South Africa," Journal of Medical Virology,...
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