Central African Republic is part of the West-African hepatitis B virus genotype E crescent.

@article{Bkondi2007CentralAR,
  title={Central African Republic is part of the West-African hepatitis B virus genotype E crescent.},
  author={Claudine B{\'e}kondi and Christophe M. Olinger and Nathalie Boua and Antoine Talarmin and Claude P. Muller and Alain Le Faou and V{\'e}ronique Venard},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have shown that Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype E predominates in a vast crescent in West-Africa spanning from Senegal to Angola. OBJECTIVES To determine whether HBV strains in the Central African Republic (CAR) belong predominately to the homogeneous West-African genotype E or whether they are more closely related to genotypes… CONTINUE READING