Correlation of Hepatitis B surface antigen mutations with clinical status of the chronically infected patients from Kermanshah, West of Iran.

@article{Sayad2012CorrelationOH,
  title={Correlation of Hepatitis B surface antigen mutations with clinical status of the chronically infected patients from Kermanshah, West of Iran.},
  author={Babak Sayad and Fatemeh Akhavan Anvari and Seyed Moayyed Alavian and Mehdi Norouzi and M Hamzelooie and Maria Shirvani and Asma Pourhoseingholi and Abolfazl Khedive and Shiva Ghamari and Mohammad Ali Judaki and Seyed Mohammad Hosein Mousavi Jazayeri},
  journal={Minerva gastroenterologica e dietologica},
  year={2012},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={9-18}
}
AIM Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genetic and protein variations have been found in chronic HBV infected patients who did not receive any treatment and active or passive immunizations. The aims of this study were to determine the genotypes as well as the patterns of variations distribution in chronically infected patients from the west part of Iran. METHODS Forty-six people with chronic HBV infection were enrolled in the study. The surface genes were amplified, sequenced and subsequently aligned… CONTINUE READING