Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 2nd, 2006
"HBV has been classified into eight genotypes, and several subgenotypes, distinctly distributed geographically. The genotypes A and D were previously reported to be predominant in India.
"Recent studies indicated evidence of circulation of genotype C in Eastern part of India. With the aim to confirm the phylogenetic relation and molecular genetic characteristics of the HBV circulating in Kolkata, the most populous city in Eastern India, 11 strains were isolated and the complete genome sequences were analyzed," wrote A....
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