GB viruses

GB viruses

members of the family Flaviviridae; GBV-A and GBV-B have been isolated from tamarins infected with human viral agents; GBV-C is a human pathogen related to hepatitis G virus.

GB vi·rus·es

(GBV) (vī-rŭs'ĕz)
Members of the family Flaviviridae; GBV-A and GBV-B have been isolated from small monkeys called tamarins infected with human viral agents; GBV-C is a human pathogen related to hepatitis G virus.
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Translation initiation in GB viruses A and C: evidence for internal ribosome entry and implications for genome organization.
The next six chapters, each written by internationally recognized experts in their respective fields, provide detailed discussions of the biology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical description, and diagnosis of hepatitis viruses A through E and the GB viruses (including the hepatitis G agent).
Genomic organization of GB viruses A and B: two new members of the Flaviviridae associated with GB agent hepatitis.