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31 August 2020 : Case report  Japan

Horizontal Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Genotype C Among Members of a Wrestling Club in Japan

Rare coexistence of disease or pathology

Kazuhide Takata1E*, Eri Yamauchi1C, Satoshi Shakado1E, Yoshinari Uehara23E, Hiromi Fukuda1E, Ryo Yamauchi1E, Naoaki Tsuchiya1B, Hideo Kunimoto1E, Takashi Tanaka1E, Keiji Yokoyama1E, Daisuke Morihara1E, Yasuaki Takeyama1E, Shotaro Sakisaka1E, Fumihito Hirai1E

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.925044

Am J Case Rep 2020; 21:e925044

Figure 2. Phylogenetic tree of hepatitis B virus DNA. Sequencing of HBV revealed that all three patients were infected with identical subgenotype C2 HBV sequences.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923