Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes in Cordoba, Argentina Unexpected High Prevalence of Genotype 2 Viviana Re1, Elisabeth Lampe2, Clara


To determine hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes circulating in the central region of Argentina, 96 consecutive anti-HCV positive subjects were studied. The presence of HCV RNA was detected in 60 samples by RT-nested PCR of the 5’ noncoding region (5’ NCR). Genotyping was performed by restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of 5’ NCR region combined… (More)


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