American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.100, no.4, pp.821-824, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded)
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American Journal of Gastroenterology
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BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is debated. By excluding other risk factors, the role of sexual intercourse in the transmission could be detected more accurately. We screened HCV prevalence and risk factors in the spouses of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients and followed the seroconversion rate of anti-HCV negative spouses.