TT virus infection and genotype distribution in blood donors and a group of patients from Turkey

Erensoy S., Sayiner A., Turkoglu S., Canatan D., Akarca U., Sertoz R., ...More

INFECTION, vol.30, no.5, pp.299-302, 2002 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s15010-002-2185-z
  • Journal Name: INFECTION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.299-302


Background: TT virus (TTV) DNA has been found in a Large proportion of patients with different forms of non-A-G hepatitis, however the clinical importance is unclear. We aimed to determine the genotypes of TTV isolates found in blood donors and different patient groups from the western part of Turkey.