Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis A virus in patients in the Ahwaz region of Iran.


Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is one of the etiologic agents of acute viral hepatitis, an important public health problem worldwide. The aim of this study was to investigate the genetic diversity of HAV in Southwest Iran (Ahwaz). A total of 59 sera were collected from acutely ill patients with anti-HAV IgM antibodies during 2009 and 2010 were tested also by RT… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jmv.23238


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