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Virological Characteristics of Acute Hepatitis B in Eastern India

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a global health threat affecting about 350 million people across the world. HBV leads to a wide spectrum of clinical presentations ranging from acute…

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Molecular Characterization of HBV Strains Circulating among the Treatment-Naive HIV/HBV Co-Infected Patients of Eastern India

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remains a global health problem in spite of an effective vaccine, with approximately 400 million people being chronically infected with HBV worldwide [1]. HBV, the archetype member of the Hepadnaviridae family, is a partially double stranded DNA virus of approximately…

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Significant number of global cancer cases attributed to infectious diseases

Approximately 2 million of a total of 12.7 million new cancer cases worldwide are directly attributable to infectious disease, a recently published study found. Multiple infectious diseases, such as Helicobacter pylori, human papillomavirus (HPV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human herpes T-cell lymphotropic virus… 

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