Hepatitis G virus

Steven Specter sspecter at COM1.MED.USF.EDU
Wed Jul 5 06:53:49 EST 1995


The "G" hepatitis reported by Abbott Labs is not G in the series 
following A,B,C etc. but is designated GBV.  The GB are the initials of 
the individual from whom the virus was isolated.  This is not yet an 
accepted nomenclature but rather a working designation.

Steven Specter

On Mon, 3 Jul 1995 g1687jkarh at umbsky.cc.umb.edu wrote:

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>      Up to "G"? What are they gonna do when it comes time to give the 
> Hepatitis I virus a three letter acronym?
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