Hepatitis B virus in Buenos Aires, Argentina: genotypes, virological characteristics and clinical outcomes.

@article{Pezzano2011HepatitisBV,
  title={Hepatitis B virus in Buenos Aires, Argentina: genotypes, virological characteristics and clinical outcomes.},
  author={Silvana Claudia Pezzano and C. Zoltan de Torres and Hugo A Fainboim and M. Bouzas and Teresa Schroder and Silvina Fern{\'a}ndez Giuliano and Silvia Paz and Elena Alvarez and Rodolfo Hector Campos and Viviana Andrea Mbayed},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={223-31}
}
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is classified into eight major genotypes, A-H, which are geographically distributed worldwide. The aim of this work was to describe the clinical characteristics associated with the HBV genotypes circulating in Buenos Aires city. The study included 139 patients infected with HBV, whose clinical courses were classified as acute… CONTINUE READING