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PATHOGENS

  • Hepatitis B virus (HBV): enveloped DNA virus with surface antigen surrounding nucleocapsid made up of core protein, viral genome, and polymerase protein. Maintains persistence in hepatocytes with covalently closed circular (ccc) DNA

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Last updated: July 31, 2016