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Among heterosexuals, male to female transmission is more efficient than female to male transmission (50). On the contrary, several case–control studies did not find a link between acquisition of hepatitis C and either homosexual activity (44, 45, 51) or sexual promiscuity (51, 52). In the NHANES III study, the number of sexual partners and age of first sexual intercourse correlated with HCV seroconversion. Thomas et al. 7% were positive for anti-HCV (53). Alter postulated that HCV is more likely to be transmitted via sexual intercourse in the setting of acute infection, high viral load, and a lack of antibody to complex with antigen (26).
In April 2008, the Kidney Diseases Improving Global Outcomes Foundation developed the first international clinical practice guidelines to address the prevention of hepatitis C in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Although several nephrology organizations recommend mandatory semiannual testing of anti-HCV in hemodialysis patients, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) do not reimburse providers for the cost of this testing unless there is a suspicion that the patient has been exposed to HCV-infected blood (80).
Performed a prospective study of 112 anti-HCV-positive patients and their antiHCV-negative spouses. 9 months. 23%, with the possibility of a cumulative risk (64). Vandelli et al. reported the results of a prospective study in which 7879 HCV-infected persons and their anti-HCV-negative spouses were followed for 10 years. 37 per 1000 person-years (65). 7% prevalence rate among monogamous partners of patients with hepatitis C (49). The National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) reports an annual transmission rate of <1% per year and does not recommend a change in sexual practices among monogamous couples.