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Study finds hepatitis C perinatal transmission rate of 28.6% in India

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an important emerging cause of liver disease in India. Although large epidemiological studies in India are scarce, estimates from small regional studies place the prevalence in the range of 0.09-7.89% (J Biosci, 2008). Since the widespread adoption of blood product screening has reduced transmission via… 

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