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Volume 26, Number 2—February 2020

Chronic Human Pegivirus 2 without Hepatitis C Virus Co-infection

Kelly E. CollerComments to Author , Veronica Bruce, Michael Cassidy, Jeffrey Gersch, Matthew B. Frankel, Ana Vallari, Gavin Cloherty, John Hackett, Jennifer L. Evans, Kimberly Page, and George J. Dawson
Author affiliations: Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois, USA (K.E. Coller, M. Cassidy, J. Gersch, M.B. Frankel, A. Vallari, G. Cloherty, J. Hackett, Jr., G.J. Dawson); University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (V. Bruce, K. Page); University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA (J.L. Evans)

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Table 1

Prevalence of HPgV-2 antibodies or RNA, initial blood draw samples from study of chronic HPgV-2 infection and HCV co-infection in injection drug users in the San Francisco Bay area, California, USA*

HCV status No. tested No. HPgV-2 Ab+ No. HPgV-2 Ab+/RNA+ No. HPgV-2 Ab−/RNA+ Total RNA+ Total HPgV-2 RNA or Ab+ (%)
HCV positive 197 18 8 4 12 22 (11.2)
HCV negative 205 3 1 1 2 4 (1.9)
Totals 402 21 9 5 14 26 (6.5)

*Ab, antibody; HCV, hepatitis C virus; HPgV-2, human pegivirus 2; +, positive; −, negative

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