Molecular epidemiology and putative origin of hepatitis C virus in random volunteers from Argentina.

@article{Pino2013MolecularEA,
  title={Molecular epidemiology and putative origin of hepatitis C virus in random volunteers from Argentina.},
  author={Noem{\'i} del Pino and Jos{\'e} Ra{\'u}l Oubi{\~n}a and Francisco Rodr{\'i}guez-Fr{\'i}as and Juan I. Esteban and Mar{\'i}a Asunci{\'o}n But{\'i} and Teresa Otero and Josep Gregori and Damir Garc{\'i}a-Cehic and S{\'i}lvia Cam{\'o}s and Mar{\'i}a Cubero and Rosario Casillas and Jaume Gu{\`a}rdia and Rafael Esteban and Josep Quer},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 35},
  pages={5813-27}
}
AIM To study the subtype prevalence and the phylogenetic relatedness of hepatitis C virus (HCV) sequences obtained from the Argentine general population, a large cohort of individuals was analyzed. METHODS Healthy Argentinian volunteers (n = 6251) from 12 provinces representing all geographical regions of the country were studied. All parents or legal guardians of individuals younger than 18 years provided informed written consent for participation. The corresponding written permission from… CONTINUE READING