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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
New Ways to Study HCV, Genotypes 3 and 4
HCV leads to chronic infection and advanced liver diseases in most infected adults. It is a positive-strand RNA virus that replicates its genome with the help of an RNA-dependent RNA polymerase.