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Hepatitis C

Juhi Moon, M.D., Justin R. Bailey, M.D., Ph.D.
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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Enveloped, single-stranded, positive sense RNA virus.
  • Member of the Flavivirus family.
  • Spread mostly by blood-borne transmission.
    • Other routes (vertical transmission, sexual) less common but can occur particularly in the setting of HIV co-infection.

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Last updated: August 8, 2018

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