ATLANTA, May 18 (UPI) — The number of
hepatitis C virus cases in people age 30 and younger in six rural
Wisconsin counties went from eight in 2009 to 24 in 2010, officials
A report published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report said among the 25 patients
investigated medical records of 21 were reviewed, 17 patients were
interviewed and 16 provided blood samples for quasispecies analysis to
assess relatedness of their hepatitis C virus.