Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

Published by: Kowsar

Hepatitis C Virus Subtype 6a Infection in an Iranian Patient: A Case Report

Faraz Salehi Moghadam 1 , 2 , Seyed Reza Mohebbi 1 , * , Seyed Masoud Hosseini 2 , Hanieh Mirtalebi 1 , Sara Romani 1 , Pedram Azimzadeh 1 , Azar Sanati 1 and Mohammad Reza Zali 1
Authors Information
1 Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: June 01, 2013, 6 (4); e6560
  • Published Online: June 10, 2013
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: May 28, 2012
  • Revised: July 17, 2012
  • Accepted: August 8, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.6560

To Cite: Salehi Moghadam F, Mohebbi S R, Hosseini S M, Mirtalebi H, Romani S, et al. Hepatitis C Virus Subtype 6a Infection in an Iranian Patient: A Case Report, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2013 ; 6(4):e6560. doi: 10.5812/jjm.6560.

Abstract
Copyright © 2013, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. WHO . Hepatitis C-global prevalence (update). Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 1999; 49: 425-427
  • 2. Alter MJ. Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection. World J Gastroenterol. 2007; 13(17): 2436-41
  • 3. Simmonds P, Holmes EC, Cha TA, Chan SW, McOmish F, Irvine B, et al. Classification of hepatitis C virus into six major genotypes and a series of subtypes by phylogenetic analysis of the NS-5 region. J Gen Virol. 1993; 74: 2391-2399
  • 4. Simmonds P, Holmes EC, Cha TA, Chan SW, McOmish F, Irvine B, et al. Peginterferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin compared with interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin for initial treatment of chronic hepatitis C: a randomised trial. Lancet. 2001; 358(9286): 958-965[DOI]
  • 5. Fried MW, Shiffman ML, Reddy KR, Smith C, Marinos G, Gonçales Jr FL, et al. Peginterferon alfa-2a plus ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C virus infection. N Engl J Med. 2002; 347(13): 975-982
  • 6. Smith DB, Pathirana S, Davidson F, Lawlor E, Power J, Yap PL, et al. The origin of hepatitis C virus genotypes. J Gen Virol. 1997; 78(2): 321-328
  • 7. Simmonds P. Genetic diversity and evolution of hepatitis C virus–15 years on. J Gen Virol. 2004; 85(11): 3173
  • 8. Lu L, Li C, Fu Y, Gao F, Pybus OG, Abe K, et al. Complete genomes of hepatitis C virus (HCV) subtypes 6c, 6l, 6o, 6p and 6q: completion of a full panel of genomes for HCV genotype 6. J Gen Virol. 2007; 88(5): 1519-1525
  • 9. Ramia S, Eid-Fares J. Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes in the Middle East. Int J Infect Dis. 2006; 10(4): 272-277
  • 10. Idrees Muhammad, Riazuddin Sheikh. Frequency distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes in different geographical regions of Pakistan and their possible routes of transmission. BMC Infect Dis. 2008; 8(1): 69[PubMed]
  • 11. Samimi-Rad Katayoun, Nategh Rakhshandeh, Malekzadeh Reza, Norder Helene, Magnius Lars. Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Iran as reflected by phylogenetic analysis of the NS5B region. J Med Virol. 2004; 74(2): 246-252[DOI]
  • 12. Kabir Ali, Alavian Seyed-Moayed, Keyvani Hussein. Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes in patients infected by different sources and its correlation with clinical and virological parameters: a preliminary study. Comp Hepatol. 2006; 5(1): 4[PubMed]
  • 13. Keyvani H, Alizadeh AHM, Alavian SM, Ranjbar M, Hatami S. Distribution frequency of hepatitis C virus genotypes in 2231 patients in Iran. Hepatol Res. 2007; 37(2): 101-103
  • 14. Ziyaeyan M, Alborzi A, Jamalidoust M, Badiee P, Moeini M, Kadivar A. Prevalence of hepatitis C virus genotypes in chronic infected patients, southern Iran. Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2011; 4(3): 141-146
  • 15. Kimura M. A simple method for estimating evolutionary rates of base substitutions through comparative studies of nucleotide sequences. J Mol Evol. 1980; 16(2): 111-120
  • 16. Chao DT, Abe K, Nguyen MH. Systematic review: epidemiology of hepatitis C genotype 6 and its management. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011; 34: 286-296
  • 17. Lwin AA, Shinji T, Khin M, Win N, Obika M, Okada S, et al. Hepatitis C virus genotype distribution in Myanmar: predominance of genotype 6 and existence of new genotype 6 subtype. Hepatol Res. 2007; 37(5): 337-45
  • 18. Noppornpanth S, Lien TX, Poovorawan Y, Smits SL, Osterhaus ADME, Haagmans BL. Identification of a naturally occurring recombinant genotype 2/6 hepatitis C virus. J Virol. 2006; 80(15): 7569-77
  • 19. Prescott LE, Simmonds P, Lai CL, Chan NK, Pike I, Yap PL, et al. Detection and clinical features of hepatitis C virus type 6 infections in blood donors from Hong Kong. J Med Virol. 1996; 50(2): 168-175
  • 20. Tanaka Y, Kurbanov F, Mano S, Orito E, Vargas V, Esteban JI, et al. Molecular tracing of the global hepatitis C virus epidemic predicts regional patterns of hepatocellular carcinoma mortality. Gastroenterology. 2006; 130(3): 703-714
  • 21. Kamal SM, Nasser IA. Hepatitis C genotype 4: what we know and what we don't yet know. Hepatology. 2008; 47(4): 1371-1383
  • 22. Dev AT, McCaw R, Sundararajan V, Bowden S, Sievert W. Southeast Asian patients with chronic hepatitis C: the impact of novel genotypes and race on treatment outcome. Hepatology. 2002; 36(5): 1259-1265
  • 23. Hui CK, Yuen MF, Sablon E, Chan AOO, Wong BCY, Lai CL. Interferon and ribavirin therapy for chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 6: a comparison with genotype 1. J Infect Dis. 2003; 187(7): 1071-1074
  • 24. Yuen MF, Lai CL. Response to combined interferon and ribavirin is better in patients infected with hepatitis C virus genotype 6 than genotype 1 in Hong Kong. Intervirology. 2006; 49(1-2): 96-98
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments