Mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus

A. R. Zanetti, S. Paccagnini, N. Principi, G. Pizzocolo, M. L. Caccamo, E. D. Amico, G. Cambiè, L. Vecchi, Lombardy Study Group on Vertical HCV Transmission the Lombardy Study Group on Vertical HCV Transmission

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

To assess the risk of mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV), we followed up 116 babies of anti-HCV positive mothers, of whom 22 were coinfected with HIV and 94 had HCV alone. None of the babies whose mothers had HCV alone acquired HCV, while 8 babies (36%; p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-291
Number of pages3
JournalLancet
Volume345
Issue number8945
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 4 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this