Hepatitis B virus genomes of patients with fulminant hepatitis do not share a specific mutation.

@article{Sterneck1996HepatitisBV,
  title={Hepatitis B virus genomes of patients with fulminant hepatitis do not share a specific mutation.},
  author={Martina Sterneck and Stephan G{\"u}nther and Teresa Santantonio and Lutz Fischer and Ch. E. Broelsch and Heimer Greten and H. Will},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={300-6}
}
The pathogenesis of fulminant hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is not well understood. The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an association between specific viral variants and a fulminant disease course. The entire HBV genomes from the serum of eight patients with fulminant HBV infection and one patient with fulminant hepatitis during… CONTINUE READING