May 2002, Volume 52, Issue 5

Editorial

HCV 3 in Pakistan: Does it offer More Hope for Cure and Control

S. A. Mujeeb

In 1989, a nucleic acid clone responsible for major cases of non A non B hepatitis was successfully isolated and named hepatitis C virus (HCV)1. It comprises a heterogenous of RNA viruses, showing approximately 70% homology overall. The classification of HCV

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