Published in Blood Weekly, August 17th, 2000
A report published in the journal Transfusion states that cesarean section delivery can decrease the chances of infants acquiring this virus from their mothers.
Fukushima School of Medicine researchers in Japan issued the report as a result of studying serum samples of almost 3,000 pregnant women. H. Ohto was the lead author of the study.
Of the 2,979 serum samples analyzed, 32 samples indicated the presence of GBV-C/ HGV, RNA, or evidence of infection, according to Ohto et al. The 32 women...
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