Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 26th, 2004
"The genotype-related differences between genotype C and genotype D of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) remain unknown. The relationship was studied between the HBV genotypes and their clinical features, paying special attention to genotypes C and D. Serum samples from 413 HBV carriers were genotyped using an enzyme immunoassay (EIA) and by restriction fragment length polymorphism," scientists writing in the Journal of Medical Virology stated.
T.N. Duong and colleagues, Ehime University School of Medicine, explained, "The nucleotide sequences at the basic core promoter (BCP) and...
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