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Highly diverse Hepatitis C strains detected in Sub‐Saharan Africa have unknown susceptibility to direct‐acting antiviral treatments

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The global plan to eradicate hepatitis C virus (HCV) led by the World Health Organization outlines the use of highly effective direct‐acting antiviral drugs (DAAs) to achieve elimination by 2030. Identifying individuals with active disease and investigation of the breadth of diversity of the virus in sub‐Saharan Africa (SSA) is essential as genotypes in this region (where very few clinical trials have been carried out) are distinct from those found in other parts of the world. We undertook a ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/hep.30342

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Mgomella, GS More by this author
Da Silva Filipe, A More by this author
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Hepatology Journal website
Volume:
69
Issue:
4
Pages:
1426-1441
Publication date:
2018-11-02
Acceptance date:
2018-10-30
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EISSN:
1527-3350
ISSN:
0270-9139
Pubs id:
pubs:942537
URN:
uri:b9c4d871-e7e3-4883-ac97-761393789adb
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uuid:b9c4d871-e7e3-4883-ac97-761393789adb
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pubs:942537
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English
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