[Analysis of hepatitis C virus type and subtype distribution in Hungary].

@article{Gervain2018AnalysisOH,
  title={[Analysis of hepatitis C virus type and subtype distribution in Hungary].},
  author={Judit Gervain},
  journal={Orvosi hetilap},
  year={2018},
  volume={159 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          2-8
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Hepatitis C virus (HCV) shows great structural variability. Based on genome sequencing and phylogenetical analysis, 7 types and 67 subtypes can be differentiated with varying geographical distribution. It is very important to determine the HCV type/subtype prior to starting direct antiviral therapy (DAA), which has been available since 2014, because the type, dose and optimal length of medication depends on these. AIM In Hungary, the treatment of chronic HCV patients started in… CONTINUE READING