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Publication Name World Journal of Virology
Manuscript ID 26253
Country/Territory Libya
2016-04-01 09:35
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ISSN 2220-3249 (online)
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Category Infectious Diseases
Manuscript Type Systematic Reviews
Article Title Geographic integration of hepatitis C virus: A global threat
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Mohamed A Daw, Abdallah A El-Bouzedi, Mohamed O Ahmed, Aghnyia A Dau, Mohamed M Agnan and Aisha M Drah
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Corresponding Author Mohamed A Daw, MD, FTCDI, Depart­ment of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Alfurnaj Road, 82668 Tripoli, Libya. mohamedadaw@gmail.com
Key Words Geo-epidemiology; Integration; Hepatitis C virus genotypes; Geography; Phylogeography
Core Tip Geographic integration of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a newly described epidemiological pheno-menon that is illustrated for the first time in this review article. The global burden of HCV infection has sur-passed expectations and HCV genotypes are no longer restricted to certain countries or regions. All countries and their citizens are at a higher risk of HCV infection. HCV integration can be either intra-continental or trans-continental. Globalization, immigration and drug trafficking, in addition to the traditional HCV transmission factors, have acted as vectors for the geographical integration of HCV. International efforts and new strate-gies that go beyond borders should be combined to tackle this global threat.
Publish Date 2016-11-08 20:12
Citation Daw MA, El-Bouzedi AA, Ahmed MO, Dau AA, Agnan MM, Drah AM. Geographic integration of hepatitis C virus: A global threat. World J Virol 2016; 5(4): 170-182
URL http://www.wjgnet.com/2220-3249/full/v5/i4/170.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5501/wjv.v5.i4.170
Full Article (PDF) WJV-5-170.pdf
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