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Author Topic: New Study Maps Out Global Hepatitis By Genotype  (Read 7573 times)

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Offline Hep Editors

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New Study Maps Out Global Hepatitis By Genotype
« on: July 29, 2014, 02:48:09 pm »
According to the report, more than 185 million people are affected by hepatitis C worldwide. Genotype 1, which responds best to the latest and most effective hep C treatment, was found to be the most common strain around the world, with all other genotypes together making up a little more than half of the remaining cases.

Meanwhile, drug trials are currently overlooking less common HCV strains, such as genotypes 2, 4, 5 and 6, which are most common in developing nations. For example, in South Asia, genotype 3 was found to be the most common. In other parts of Africa and the Middle East, genotype 4 prevailed.

Read more: http://www.hepmag.com/articles/hepatitis_genotypes_mapped_out_2831_25957.shtml

Offline iana5252

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Re: New Study Maps Out Global Hepatitis By Genotype
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2014, 04:08:10 pm »
A chart breaking down the seroprevalence around the globe.

Offline willie g

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Re: New Study Maps Out Global Hepatitis By Genotype
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2014, 04:29:51 am »


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