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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Velkov, Stoyan; Ott, Jördis J; Protzer, Ulrike; Michler, Thomas 
Title:
The Global Hepatitis B Virus Genotype Distribution Approximated from Available Genotyping Data. 
Abstract:
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is divided into nine genotypes, A to I. Currently, it remains unclear how the individual genotypes contribute to the estimated 250 million chronic HBV infections. We performed a literature search on HBV genotyping data throughout the world. Over 900 publications were assessed and data were extracted from 213 records covering 125 countries. Using previously published HBV prevalence, and population data, we approximated the number of infections with each HBV genotype per co...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Genes (Basel) 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
10 
Language:
eng 
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TUM Institution:
Institut für Virologie