Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 22nd, 2005
"We analyzed a hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission case in the hemodialysis unit of a private clinic by sequencing two genome regions of virus isolates from a number of patients attending this unit and some external controls. The analysis of 337 nucleotides (nt) in the NS5B region did not provide enough resolution to ascertain which patients were actually involved in the outbreak and the potential source," researchers in Spain report.
"Nevertheless, this region allowed the exclusion of several patients as putative sources of the transmission case based on their genotypes and...
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