Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 23rd, 1997
Researcher T.L. Yashina and colleagues found, however, that hepatitis G virus (HGV) infection was significantly associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV).
HGV and GB virus C (GBV-C) are parenterally transmitted agents which may be involved in the etiology of non-A-E hepatitis. The nucleotide sequences of the NS3 regions of HGV and GBV-C are 85 percent identical and the amino acid sequences are 100 percent identical, suggesting that HGV...
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