Medtech Insight is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Spanish team isolates hepatitis G virus:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

A research team from the Jimenez Diaz Foundation in Madrid, Spain, has isolated and cloned the hepatitis G virus in serum from Spanish patients. The virus has also been detected in patients in Austria, Germany, Greece, Peru, the US and the UK, says El Pais. Dr Vicente Carreno, who led the Spanish team, believes his results may show that HGV acts as a co-factor worsening infections caused by other hepatitis viruses. In the Spanish study, HGV was detected in 10 of 56 patients with chronic viral hepatitis.

You may also be interested in...



Medtech Industry Favorite Wins Seat On Powerful House E&C Committee

As a freshman member on the US House Energy and Commerce Committee, former St. Jude Medical exec Rep. Angie Craig can help shape future health care, cybersecurity bills.

Source: 3 Former Obama US CMS Officials Being Considered To Lead Biden’s Medicare Agency

The three names under consideration also have a history of focusing on helping underprivileged communities get access to health care.

Hikma Opens Discussions To Acquire GSK OTC, Rx Businesses In Egypt, Tunisia

With operations in the MENA region already tracking to $700m in revenues for 2020, Hikma is looking to grow the business further after beginning negotiations with GSK to buy certain of the originator’s businesses in Egypt and Tunisia.

Topics

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

OM013202

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel