Chronic hepatitis C in Austria, 1992-2006: genotype distribution and demographic factors.

@article{Maieron2010ChronicHC,
  title={Chronic hepatitis C in Austria, 1992-2006: genotype distribution and demographic factors.},
  author={Andreas Maieron and Sigrid Metz-Gercek and Franz Hackl and Christoph Luger and Alexander Ziachehabi and R. D. Strauss and Rainer Schoefl and Helmut Mittermayer},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={19492}
}
Chronic hepatitis C is a leading cause of end-stage liver disease and, with a worldwide prevalence of up to 3%, is a pandemic infectious disease. Austria, like most western European countries can be considered as a low prevalence country. This analysis aimed to assess the distribution of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes in patients with chronic HCV… CONTINUE READING