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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

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TY - ELEC T1 - Hepatitis B ID - 545089 A1 - Hoffmann,Christopher,M.D., M.P.H. Y1 - 2016/07/31/ PB - Johns Hopkins HIV Guide UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545089/all/Hepatitis_B ER -