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Serotyping and genotyping of hepatitis C virus in Belgium.

Authors
  • De Cock, L
  • Vranckx, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Infection
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2003
Volume
31
Issue
2
Pages
92–97
Identifiers
PMID: 12682814
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our data showed a 96.0% correlation between the serotyping and genotyping assays. Genotypes 1 and 3 are the most prevalent types among Belgian patients. The data suggest that genotype 1 spread earlier than genotypes 2, 3 and 4. This corroborates previous European studies.

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