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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 19050
Country/Territory Pakistan
Received
2015-04-29 21:40
Peer-Review Started
2015-05-07 09:40
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2015-09-09 17:32
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2015-09-14 16:13
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2015-10-11 10:12
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2015-12-01 10:37
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
2015-12-02 13:00
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2015-12-14 15:53
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2015-12-14 15:53
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2016-01-06 21:02
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2016-01-20 16:55
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Hepatitis C virus prevalence and genotype distribution in Pakistan: Comprehensive review of recent data
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Muhammad Umer and Mazhar Iqbal
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Funding Agency Grant Number
Higher Education Commission of Pakistan 20-2056 (to Iqbal M)
Corresponding author Mazhar Iqbal, PhD, Principal Scientist, Group Leader, Drug Discovery and Structural Biology Group, Health Biotechnology Division, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad 38000, Pakistan. hamzamgondal@gmail.com
Keywords Hepatitis C; Pakistan; Hepatitis C virus; Liver cancer; Hepatitis C virus genotypes; Epidemiology
Core Tip Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Pakistan is highly endemic, with around 6.8% of general population infected with this virus. Approximately 6% of the population of Pakistan is actively infected with HCV. However, only very few relevant reports are available and more studies are needed. Research articles reviewed suggest a link between underdevelopment and HCV prevalence, as well as the predominant involvement of unsafe medical procedures in the spread of the virus in Pakistan. Although genotype 3a is most prevalent HCV subtype in Pakistan, recent years have witnessed an increase in the incidence of genotype 2a in Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.
Publish Date 2016-01-20 16:55
Citation Umer M, Iqbal M. Hepatitis C virus prevalence and genotype distribution in Pakistan: Comprehensive review of recent data. World J Gastroenterol 2016; 22(4): 1684-1700
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v22/i4/1684.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v22.i4.1684
Full Article (PDF) WJG-22-1684.pdf
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Non-Native Speakers of English Editing Certificate 19050-Language certificate.pdf
Peer-review Report 19050-Peer-review(s).pdf
Journal Editor-in-Chief Review Report 19050-Journal editor-in-chief review report.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 19050-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 19050-Scientific editor work list.pdf