Affiliation: Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control
- Confirmation of nosocomial transmission of hepatitis C virus by phylogenetic analysis of the NS5-B regionH Norder
Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Stockholm, Central Hospital, Karlstad, Sweden
J Clin Microbiol 36:3066-9. 1998..The clusters were supported by bootstrap values ranging from 89 to 100%...
- The T(1858) variant predisposing to the precore stop mutation correlates with one of two major genotype F hepatitis B virus cladesHelene Norder
Virological Department, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, S 171 82 Solna, Sweden
J Gen Virol 84:2083-7. 2003..The position of the Polynesian strain in the phylogenetic tree indicates that the two clades have resulted from an early split, showing a high degree of genetic stability of the stem of the HBsAg encapsidation signal...
- Genetic diversity of hepatitis B virus strains derived worldwide: genotypes, subgenotypes, and HBsAg subtypesHelene Norder
Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna, Sweden
Intervirology 47:289-309. 2004....
- CTL escape mutations of core protein are more frequent in strains of HBeAg negative patients with low levels of HBV DNAHossein Sendi
Department of Virology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, SE 171 82 Solna, Sweden
J Clin Virol 46:259-64. 2009..Recent studies have suggested that Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) play a key role in eliminating hepatitis B virus (HBV)...
- Genotype H: a new Amerindian genotype of hepatitis B virus revealed in Central AmericaPatricia Arauz-Ruiz
Department of Virology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, SE-171 82 Stockholm, Sweden
J Gen Virol 83:2059-73. 2002..Being most similar to genotype F, known to be an Amerindian genotype, genotype H has most likely split off from genotype F within the New World...
- Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Iran as reflected by phylogenetic analysis of the NS5B regionKatayoun Samimi-Rad
Virological Department, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna, Sweden
J Med Virol 74:246-52. 2004..In conclusion, the NS5B sequence data revealed population based subtype patterns in Iran, the further study of which may help to understand the molecular epidemiology of HCV in a low-endemic area...
- T1764G1766 core promoter double mutants are restricted to Hepatitis B virus strains with an A1757 and are common in genotype DHossein Sendi
Department of Virology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, SE-171 82 Solna, Sweden
J Gen Virol 86:2451-8. 2005..Thus, position 1757 affects the emergence of promoter double mutants and would predict a relative genotypic restriction of both the T1762A1764 and the T1764G1766 double mutants...
- Full-length open reading frame of a recombinant hepatitis C virus strain from St Petersburg: proposed mechanism for its formationOlga Kalinina
Department of Virology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, 171 82 Solna, Sweden
J Gen Virol 85:1853-7. 2004..This study suggests that RF1_2k/1b has emerged by homologous recombination during minus-strand synthesis via template switching because of constraints imposed by the HS1 hairpin of the 3'-parental genome...
- Picornavirus non-structural proteins as targets for new anti-virals with broad activityHelene Norder
Virology Department, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna, Sweden
Antiviral Res 89:204-18. 2011..There is a need for more potent inhibitors against PV and other picornaviruses, which are potential silent reservoirs for re-emerging PV-like disease...