Archives of Virology

, Volume 141, Issue 3, pp 701–704

Full-length genomic sequence of a hepatitis C virus genotype 2c isolate (BEBE1) and the 2c-specific PCR primers

  • H. Nakao
  • H. Okamoto
  • H. Tokita
  • T. Inoue
  • H. Iizuka
  • G. Pozzato
  • S. Mishiro
Brief Report

DOI: 10.1007/BF01718327

Cite this article as:
Nakao, H., Okamoto, H., Tokita, H. et al. Archives of Virology (1996) 141: 701. doi:10.1007/BF01718327

Summary

We sequenced the entire genome of an Italian isolate of hepatitis C virus: the first full-length sequence for the genotype 2c. We report hereby its characteristics and differential detection of 2c isolates using PCR.

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© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Nakao
    • 1
  • H. Okamoto
    • 1
  • H. Tokita
    • 1
  • T. Inoue
    • 1
  • H. Iizuka
    • 2
  • G. Pozzato
    • 3
  • S. Mishiro
    • 4
  1. 1.Immunology DivisionJichi Medical SchoolTochigiJapan
  2. 2.Japanese Red Cross Saitama Blood CenterSaitamaJapan
  3. 3.Istituto di Medicina ClinicaUniversity of TriesteTriesteItaly
  4. 4.Department of Medical SciencesToshiba General HospitalTokyoJapan