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Classification, nomenclature, and database development for hepatitis C virus (HCV) and related viruses: proposals for standardization
SummaryThis paper presents a summary of the recommendations that were formulated for the purposes of unifying the nomenclature for hepatitis C virus (HCV), based upon guidelines of the InternationalExpand
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Aetiological agent of enterically transmitted non-A, non-B hepatitis.
Virus-like particles (VLPs) with a mean diameter of 32 nm were recovered from the stools of three acute phase cases of enterically transmitted non-A, non-B hepatitis (ET-NANBH) occurring in theExpand
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Cellular Immune Responses in Seronegative Sexual Contacts of Acute Hepatitis C Patients
ABSTRACT Acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) is typically defined as new viremia and antibody seroconversion. Rates and immunologic correlates of hepatitis C clearance have therefore been based onExpand
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Rapid reverse transcription-PCR detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in serum by using the TaqMan fluorogenic detection system.
We describe the application of a new fluorogenic probe-based PCR assay (TaqMan; Perkin Elmer Corp./Applied Biosystems, Foster City, Calif.) for the detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in serum andExpand
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Characterization of hepatitis E virus from outbreak and sporadic cases in Turkmenistan
Large outbreaks and sporadic cases of hepatitis E have been reported in Central Asia. We assessed the genetic relatedness of hepatitis E virus (HEV) strains from outbreak and sporadic cases inExpand
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Nosocomial transmission of hepatitis A in a pediatric hospital traced to an anti-hepatitis A virus-negative patient with immunodeficiency.
From July through October 1991, an outbreak of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection involving 26 hospital staff, inpatients and household contacts occurred in a pediatric hospital. All ill staff membersExpand
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