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Online ISSN 1827-1812
Palumbo E., Scotto G., Cibelli D. C., Saracino A., Angarano G.
Clinica Malattie Infettive, Università degli Studi di Foggia, Foggia
This work evidences that with migratory phenomena many people arrive in our country and many of them come by areas, particularly sub-saharian Africa, endemic for HBV infection. This could be determine an increment in prevalence of this infection in our area. The most part of subjects could be infected by a non-D genotype (genotype D is the prevalent in Italy) characterized by a different natural history and response to antiviral therapies with the necessity of a different clinical and therapeutic approach.