A study of changing trends of prevalence and genotypic distribution of hepatitis C virus among high risk groups in North India.

@article{Chakravarti2013ASO,
  title={A study of changing trends of prevalence and genotypic distribution of hepatitis C virus among high risk groups in North India.},
  author={Anita Chakravarti and Arshida Ashraf and Sheetal Malik},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={
          354-9
        }
}
PURPOSE Hepatitis C virus (HCV) has emerged as a leading cause of chronic hepatitis, liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. There is a great variability in HCV's geographical presence, transmission routes, genotypic distribution etc., in studied populations. We undertook this study in a North Indian hospital on patients of chronic liver disease to observe any emerging trend in risk groups, transmission patterns, genotypic distribution of the virus in this geographical region and its… CONTINUE READING

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