Published in Hepatitis Weekly, June 24th, 1996
Fulminant viral hepatitis remains a severe disease, with a mortality rate approaching 80 percent. In earlier studies researcher Marc Pope and colleagues from Canada's University of Toronto used a murine model of fulminant viral hepatitis caused by murine hepatitis virus strain 3 (MHV-3) to study the pathogenesis of liver necrosis. MHV-3 is a single-stranded, positive-sense RNA virus belonging to the Coronaviridae family, which produces a...
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