Relationship Between HBV Genotypes B, C and Follicular Helper T Cells in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B and its Significance

@inproceedings{Xibing2013RelationshipBH,
  title={Relationship Between HBV Genotypes B, C and Follicular Helper T Cells in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B and its Significance},
  author={Gu Xibing and Yang Xiaojuan and Wang Juanhua and Hua Zhong},
  booktitle={Hepatitis monthly},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical observations have shown that patients infected with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype C versus genotype B had a higher load of the virus, more serious illness, and poorer responses to antiviral therapy and prognosis. However, the disparity between the two has not been clarified. OBJECTIVES To explore possible relationship between HBV genotypes B and C and peripheral blood follicular helper T cells (Tfh) and its significance in treating chronic hepatitis B (CHB… CONTINUE READING

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