Prevalence of HDV-RNA in HBV-DNA Positive Patients


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Berktas M., Parlak M., Cikman A., Yuce M., Yaman G.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.18, no.1, 2012 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.18.09
  • Journal Name: VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Keywords: HBV-DNA, HDV-RNA, PCR, serum
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Hepatitis D virus (HDV) requires Hepatitis B virus(HBV) for replication and may cause to severe acute and chronic hepatitis. HDV is more frequently detected in our region In this study, HDV-RNA frequency was investigated in HBVDNA-positive acute hepatitis B, chronic hepatitis B and HBsAg carriers.