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Global distribution and prevalence of hepatitis C virus genotypes

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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) exhibits high genetic diversity, characterized by regional variations in genotype prevalence. This poses a challenge to the improved development of vaccines and pan-genotypic treatments, which require the consideration of global trends in HCV genotype prevalence. Here we provide the first comprehensive survey of these trends. To approximate national HCV genotype prevalence, studies published between 1989 and 2013 reporting HCV genotypes are reviewed and combined with o...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1002/hep.27259

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Spatial Epidemiology and Ecology Group
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division
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Messina, JP
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Barnes, EJ
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Barnes, EJ
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Hepatology Journal website
Volume:
61
Issue:
1
Pages:
77-87
Publication date:
2015
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EISSN:
1527-3350
ISSN:
0270-9139
URN:
uuid:d1f58a3f-069c-4d45-b8db-c5625878877c
Source identifiers:
505902
Local pid:
pubs:505902

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