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Volume 24, Number 5—May 2018

Second Human Pegivirus in Hepatitis C Virus–Infected and Hepatitis C Virus/HIV-1–Co-infected Persons Who Inject Drugs, China

Haiying Wang1, Zhengwei Wan1, Qiang Sun1, Nalin Zhu, Tianyi Li, Xuqi Ren, Xiaoping An, Shuyun Deng, Yue Wu, Xiufen Li, Lin Li, Jingyun Li, Yigang Tong, and Shixing TangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China (H. Wang, Z. Wan, N. Zhu, Y. Wu, X. Li, S. Tang); Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Tropical Disease Research, Guangzhou (H. Wang, Z. Wan, N. Zhu, Y. Wu, X. Li, S. Tang); Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China (Q. Sun, T. Li, X. An, L. Li, J. Li, Y. Tong); Guangdong Provincial Dermatology Hospital, Guangzhou (X. Ren); Nanfang Hospital, Guangzhou (S. Deng)

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Table 2

Comparison of HPgV and HPgV-2 infections among HCV-, HIV-1–, and HIV-1/HCV–infected populations in Guangdong Province, China*

Group No. tested HPgV-2 Ab+
No. (%) p value No. (%) p value No. (%) p value
+ 178 11 (6.2) <0.001
5 (2.8) 0.026
45 (25.3) 0.130

0 (0)

0 (0)

35 (18.5)
+ 182 10 (5.5) 0.005
4 (2.2) 0.212
60 (33.0) <0.001

1 (0.5)

1 (0.5)

20 (10.8)
+/+ 82 10 (12.2) <0.001 4 (4.9) 0.040 32 (39.0) 0.154
+/− 100 0 (0) 0 (0) 28 (28.0)

*p values calculated by using Fisher exact test. Ab, antibodies; HCV, hepatitis C virus; HPgV, human pegivirus; HPgV-2, second human pegivirus; +, positive; –, negative.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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