Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 31st, 2006
"Vertical transmission is the most common route of HCV infection in children. Transmission risk factors have been described, but most risk factors can only be evaluated using expensive laboratory exams," wrote G. Indolfi and colleagues, University of Florence. "The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether maternal ALT levels before pregnancy correlate with HCV vertical transmission."
The researchers explained, "Seventy-four transmitting and 403 nontransmitting...
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