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World J Gastroenterol. May 7, 2007; 13(17): 2436-2441
Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2436
Table 1 Importance of different exposures to HCV transmission patterns in low, moderate and high prevalence areas worldwide
The extent exposure contributes to HCV transmission by level of HCV prevalence
Injecting drug use+++++++
Transfusions (unscreened)+++++++++
Unsafe therapeutic injections+++++++++
High-risk sex++++/-