Hepatitis C

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

  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV): small, enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae spread primarily by contact with blood and blood products. Sexual transmission, especially with receptive anal sex, also occurs.

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PATHOGENS

  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV): small, enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae spread primarily by contact with blood and blood products. Sexual transmission, especially with receptive anal sex, also occurs.

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Last updated: November 12, 2019