Category Archives: IDSA 2011 Boston

The Infectious Diseases Society of America’s 49th Annual Meeting.

GB Virus C: HIV’s viral enemy?

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Researchers continue to unfold the curious link between HIV and GB Virus C (GBV-C). “Every study that shows persistent [GBV-C] infection over time has shown a survival benefit to HIV co-infected patients. How does this work? Why does this virus improve survival among people with HIV? Can we use it therapeutically?” Jack T Stapleton, MD, […]