Molecular epidemiology of a hepatitis C virus outbreak in a leprosy sanatorium in Japan

Hidemi Teramoto, Kazuya Shiogama, Yasuyoshi Mizutani, Ken Ichi Inada, Toshio Kamahora, Masanao Makino, Yutaka Tsutsumi

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The hepatitis C virus (HCV) outbreak that occurred between 1940 and 1999 in a closed leprosy sanatorium located on a small island in Japan was analyzed. The analysis of 318 nucleotides in the NS5B region of HCV allowed us to establish the existence of at least three different HCV strains in this sanatorium.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)3358-3360
ページ数3
ジャーナルJournal of clinical microbiology
49
発行部数9
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 01-09-2011

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Molecular Epidemiology
Leprosy
Hepacivirus
Disease Outbreaks
Japan
Islands
Nucleotides

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)

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Teramoto, Hidemi ; Shiogama, Kazuya ; Mizutani, Yasuyoshi ; Inada, Ken Ichi ; Kamahora, Toshio ; Makino, Masanao ; Tsutsumi, Yutaka. / Molecular epidemiology of a hepatitis C virus outbreak in a leprosy sanatorium in Japan. :: Journal of clinical microbiology. 2011 ; 巻 49, 番号 9. pp. 3358-3360.
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