Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 28th, 1998
The study was presented at the 49th annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, held November 6-10, 1998 in Chicago, Illinois.
Researcher P. Halfon and colleagues assessed the transmission of HCV viremic spouses using nucleotide sequence analysis and phylogenetic studies. They also examined the value of molecular techniques for epidemiological studies of HCV transmission.
Twenty-seven HCV RNA positive couples were studied. NS5B sequence is a relatively well conserved part of the...
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