The "G" hepatitis reported by Abbott Labs is not G in the series
following A,B,C etc. but is designated GBV. The GB are the initials of
the individual from whom the virus was isolated. This is not yet an
accepted nomenclature but rather a working designation.
On Mon, 3 Jul 1995 g1687jkarh at umbsky.cc.umb.edu wrote:
>>>> Up to "G"? What are they gonna do when it comes time to give the
> Hepatitis I virus a three letter acronym?