American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Description of Hepatitis B Virus Genotypes in Selected Groups of Subjects from Paraguay and Brazil

María Teresa Maidana Giret, Maria Angélica Camargo Suarez, Raquel Valdovinos, Gloria Orué, Denise S. Rodrigues, Maria Eugenia F. Canciane and Celso F. H. Granato

DOI : 10.3844/ajidsp.2008.220.223

American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Volume 4, Issue 4

Pages 220-223

Abstract

Hepatitis B virus genotyping was conducted among 11560 healthy blood donors and haemodialysis patients in Brazil and Paraguay. Genotypes A, D and F were found in Brazil and genotypes D and F in Paraguay. This is the first report showing HBV genotype diversity in individuals in Paraguay.

Copyright

© 2008 María Teresa Maidana Giret, Maria Angélica Camargo Suarez, Raquel Valdovinos, Gloria Orué, Denise S. Rodrigues, Maria Eugenia F. Canciane and Celso F. H. Granato. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.