Effects of HBV gene variations on disease development and antiviral therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis B.

@article{Chen2005EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of HBV gene variations on disease development and antiviral therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis B.},
  author={Jin-Yu Chen and Lu-wen Wang and Xiao-mei Sun and Zuo-jiong Gong},
  journal={Hepatobiliary & pancreatic diseases international : HBPD INT},
  year={2005},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={393-7}
}
BACKGROUND Viral variation may change pathogenicity, escape immunity, lead to persistence infection, and cause drug resistance against antiviral therapy. This study was undertaken to investigate the effects of HBV gene variation on the progression of disease and on the efficacy of antiviral therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis B(CHB). METHODS… CONTINUE READING