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Hepatitis G Information

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Hepatitis G, also known as GBV-C

I just read on the news 11/oct/06 that harmless persistent GB virus type C / Hepatitis G infection decreases risk of death in HIV-positive people and apparently they have known that since the early 1990s, how come nothing has been done about it?Is...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...post.There has been a growing data set suggesting that co-infection with GBV-C is associated with delayed HIV progression. This information has been somewhat conflicting and the best studies were only published in the last several years. ... Read more »

HepG

I just read on the news 11/oct/06 that harmless persistent GB virus type C / Hepatitis G infection... Read more »

Hepatitis G "treatment"

I recently came to understand that medium/long term infection with the socalled Hepatitis G virus... Read more »
Articles
The Body PRO

HIV/AIDS: Antiretroviral Therapy (Poster Session 87)

... Effect of Hepatitis G Co-Infection on Response to Antiretroviral Treatment in HIV-Infected Patients (Poster 698) Authored by Benigno Rodriguez, University Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...chemicals: bilirubin, AST, and ALT (or SGOT and SGPT). High blood levels can be a sign of hepatitis. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information on liver function tests. Blood tests also look for the viruses that can cause hepatitis. Testing for... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Other Viral Hepatitis Infections

...duringpregnancy. Hepatitis F -- thought to be a new virus similar tohepatitis B, but recent research failed to confirm this. Hepatitis G (HGBV-C) -- a virus with structuralsimilarities to hepatitis C. The role and importance ofhepatitis G... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...reverse transcription, HIV's reverse transcriptase enzyme (a type of protein) converts HIV's RNA -- a single strand of genetic information -- into DNA -- a double strand of genetic information. It does this by recoding the RNA building blocks... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such person... Read more »

The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
...patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your experiences there. Welcome to visit ... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...explain the relatively strong correlation between HCV positivity and alcohol/drugs. In the case of hepatitis C its similar for hepatitis G - we can apparently still hope for a self-correction of science, because of the lack of clinical... Read more »