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Hepatitis C Virus Infection Caused by Infrequent Exposure in China Should Be of Concern

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This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grants 81861138003 and 81672057).

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LYZ and YZZ designed the study. XCQ and LHZ performed the experiments. LHZ and LYZ collected clinical data in this study. XCQ, AP and YZZ analyzed the data. XCQ, AP and YZZ drafted the manuscript. All authors interpreted the results and approved the final manuscript.

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The investigation was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committees of the Fourth Hospital of Harbin Medical University and the Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Additional informed consent was obtained from all patients for which identifying information is included in this article.

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Qin, XC., Zhong, LH., Zhu, LY. et al. Hepatitis C Virus Infection Caused by Infrequent Exposure in China Should Be of Concern. Virol. Sin. 35, 481–485 (2020).

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