TITLE

True prevalence of twin HDV-HBV infection in Pakistan: a molecular approach

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Virology Journal;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p420
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the study conducted by the authors related to prevalence of twin hepatitis delta virus (HDV)-hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Pakistan. It states that HDV infects only patients that are already infected by HBV because this is sub satellite virus which depends on and propagate only in the presence of HBV. HDV causes co-infection or super infection with sever complication as compared to only HBV infection.
ACCESSION #
66580222

 

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