Phylodynamic of HCV Populations

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Hepatitis C virus is an actual public health problem worldwide since its discovering in 1989. It is explained not only by the wide spreading and
frequent adverse outcomes of disease, the lack of effective preventive vaccine, but also by the high genetic variability of the virus. The current review summarizes the results of phylodynamic and phylogeographic studies of different HCV populations that allowed to characterize epidemic processes, to analyze the divergence of HCV into genotypes and subtypes, and to determine the geographic origin of the current HCV epidemic variants.

O. V. Kalinina

Saint-Petersburg Pasteur Institute, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation

Author for correspondence.

Russian Federation

доктор биологических наук, ведущий научный сотрудник лаборатории молекулярной микробиологии НИИ эпидемиологии и микробиологии им. Пастера Адрес: 197101, Санкт-Петербург, ул. Мира, д. 14, тел.: +7 (812) 233-21-49

A. B. Zhebrun

Saint-Petersburg Pasteur Institute, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation


Russian Federation

доктор медицинских наук, профессор, член-корреспондент РАН, директор НИИ эпидемиологии и микробиологии им. Пастера Адрес: 197101, Санкт-Петербург, ул. Мира, д. 14

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