Distribution and Predominance of Genotype 3 in Hepatitis C Virus Carriers in the Province of Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Caliskan A., Kirisci O., Ozkaya E. , Ozden S., Tumer S., Caglar S., ...More

HEPATITIS MONTHLY, vol.15, no.4, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/hepatmon.15(4)2015.25142
  • Title of Journal : HEPATITIS MONTHLY
  • Keywords: Hepatitis C, Genotype, Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction, Turkey, MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY, HCV GENOTYPES, SUBTYPE 3A, INFECTION, REGION, ANTALYA


Background: The hepatitis C virus (HCV) has six major genotypes and more than 100 subtypes, and the determination of the responsible genotype, collection of epidemiological data, tailoring antiviral therapy, and prediction of prognosis have an important place in disease management.