HEPATITIS C VIRUS GENOTYPES ARE CHANGING IN THE SOUTHEAST OF TURKEY


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Ozbek E., Ozekinci T. , Mese S., Atmaca S.

BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT, cilt.23, ss.1521-1523, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2478/v10133-009-0021-7
  • Dergi Adı: BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1521-1523

Özet

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a frequent cause of acute and chronic hepatitis, and may lead to the development of cirrhosis and subsequently hepatocellular carcinoma. It is estimated that about 150 to 200 million people have been in contact with HCV worldwide, and approximately 85% are chronically infected.