Hepatitis C Virus: Molecular Pathways and Treatments

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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) was found as the causative agent of the Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis (NANBH) in 1989. Patients infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) can present with all the symptoms of acute phase; however, up to half of these patients will progress onto chronic hepatitis. Hepatitis C has been considered to be the most commonly emerging viral Hepatitis worldwide with major universal devastating consequences. Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is a major cause of worldwide morbidity and mortality, Hepatitis C virus (HCV), a positive sense, single-stranded RNA virus of the Flaviviridae family, is a significant cause of acute hepatitis that displays considerable propensity for progressing to chronic hepatitis. Infection with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) results in chronic infection in the majority of infected individuals.

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Dr. Oumaima Stambouli

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https://www.esciencecentral.org/ebooks/uploads/bookpdfs/12-ebook-pdf-1496331296.pdf

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OMICS Group eBooks

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Rika Zulfia

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Citation

Dr. Oumaima Stambouli , “Hepatitis C Virus: Molecular Pathways and Treatments,” Open Educational Resource (OER) - UNM, accessed April 6, 2020, http://oer.unm.ac.id/items/show/212.