Pathogens

Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
(enveloped viruses)

Enveloped viruses
These viruses have glycoproteins on their envelope, which are potential targets for external influences.

Hepatitis C virus is an enveloped virus with single-stranded RNA and belongs to the Flaviviridae family.

Severe acute hepatitis C infections may end up in cirrhosis.

The main transmission path is via blood and tissue respectively.

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