Published in Hepatitis Weekly, September 9th, 1996
In this study researcher S. Benjelloun and colleagues investigated anti-HCV antibody prevalence in several groups in the Moroccan population, and attempted to determine the population(s) at high risk of acquired HCV infection ("Anti-HCV Seroprevalence and Risk Factors of HCV Infection in Moroccan Population Groups," Research in Virology, July/August 1996;147:247-255).
Sera from 1000 blood donors who served as controls were tested, and 11 of 1000 (1.1 percent) were anti-HCV positive. A higher prevalence of anti-HCV...
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