Published in Hepatitis Weekly, September 12th, 2005
"Fourteen hepatitis C virus (HCV) chronically infected patients were submitted to routine liver biopsy for histological evaluation. Liver samples were assayed to HCV-RNA by in situ hybridization (ISH), using digoxigenin labeled probe," researchers in Brazil report.
"HCV genotypes were found to be predominantly type I (71.4%), followed by genotype 3 (21.4%), and genotype 2 (7.2%). Alanine-aminotransferase levels were raised in 10 patients. The histopathological scores...
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