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Hepatitis G

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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...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for your 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... Read more »

Hepatitis G "treatment"

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

Hepatitis D,E,F,G etc.???

My girlfriend had unprotected sex to a man two years ago. That man used to work as gay prostitute... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Studies Suggest Hepatitis G Virus Slows Down the AIDS Virus

...prolonging survival of AIDS patients. The findings confirm earlier, smaller studies showing that patients with both HIV and hepatitis G lived longer than those infected with HIV alone. The hepatitis G virus, discovered in 1995, does not appear to... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Hepatitis G: The Nice Virus?

...disease progression. But recent studies have suggested that there may be a co-factor that actually benefits people with HIV. The hepatitis G virus (HGV, also known as GB virus C) is commonly found in people co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C.... Read more »
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...Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; Ian Woolley, University Hospitals of... 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 »
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Low t-cell

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
T-cells 350 to 300 to 250 to 200 over 3 years! Negative tests! Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Read more »


Posted by Quintino2008, 2 Replies
Hola, buena gente, soy el del post titulado ESPERANDO UN ELISA (DOS SEMANAS), hoy fui a retirar mis anlisis porque no pude esperar hasta el mircoles 3/9 y por suerte ya estaban todos los resultados terminados: SOY VIH NEGATIVO!!!! El alivio que se... Read more »

HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is about... 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 »