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Origin and evolution of the unique hepatitis C virus circulating recombinant form 2k/1b

Abstract:

Since its initial identification in St. Petersburg, Russia, the recombinant hepatitis C virus (HCV) 2k/1b has been isolated from several countries throughout Eurasia. The 2k/1b strain is the only recombinant HCV to have spread widely, raising questions about the epidemiological background in which it first appeared. In order to further understand the circumstances by which HCV recombinants might be formed and spread, we estimated the date of the recombination event that generated the 2k/1b st...

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10.1128/JVI.06184-11

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Journal:
Journal of Virology
Volume:
86
Issue:
4
Pages:
2212-2220
Publication date:
2012-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1098-5514
ISSN:
0022-538X
URN:
uuid:212a3529-fab3-466b-abe5-1921256d9182
Source identifiers:
343189
Local pid:
pubs:343189
Language:
English

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