Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 28th, 1997
HCV is mainly transmitted by the parenteral route, but there appears to be no identifiable source of infection in approximately 50 percent of patients with HCV infection. It has been suggested by various researchers that the virus may be transmitted via body fluids (Fried et al., Gastroenterology 1992;102:1306-1308; Liou et al., J Med Virol, 1992;37:197-202), but few studies have shown the presence of HCV RNA in tear...
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