Prevalence of hepatitis B virus genotype B in Vietnamese patients with chronic hepatitis B.


PURPOSE Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes can affect treatment response to interferon-based therapy and disease outcomes in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB). Little data exist to characterize HBV genotypes in Vietnamese, one of the largest minority groups in the United States and also one with one of the highest CHB and liver cancer disease burdens… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12072-009-9141-2


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