Eighth Major Clade for Hepatitis Delta Virus
Published Date:Sep 2006
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 12(9):1447-1450.
Emigration And Immigration
Hepatitis D, Chronic
Hepatitis Delta Virus
Molecular Sequence Data
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Description:Hepatitis delta virus is the only representative of the Deltavirus genus, which consists of 7 differentiated major clades. In this study, an eighth clade was identified from 3 distinct strains. Deltavirus genetic variability should be considered for diagnostic purposes. Clinical consequences of the diversity have yet to be evaluated.
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