Molecular Characterization Hepatitis B Virus Strains

  • Teresa Beltrán


Hepatitis B virus is the prototype of the Hepadnaviridae family characterized by DNA viruses with tropism to hepatic cells. HBV is an etiologic agent of human liver diseases, including acute and chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. In this study, a molecular characterization of Hepatitis B virus strains was performed.