Hepatitis: Role of Host Genomics
CDC feature: World Hepatitis Day was July 28
CDC paper: Viral hepatitis C gets personal - The value of human genomics to public health
Zhang L,et al.. Public Health Genomics 16(4) 2013
Genome-wide association study identifies new variants associated with the risk of chronic hepatitis B.
Kim YJ, et al. Hum Mol Genet 2013 Jun 26
Genetic variants in STAT4 and HLA-DQ genes confer risk of hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma.
Jiang DK, et al. Nat Genet 2013 Jan;45(1):72-5.
Genome-wide association study of spontaneous resolution of hepatitis C virus infection: data from multiple cohorts.
Duggal P, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Feb 19;158(4):235-45.
Did you know: 1282 genes have been reported with hepatitis risk and outcomes, including 44 genomewide association studies. To find out more, visit the HuGE Navigator
Find out which genetic conditions and what genetic tests are available for hepatitis. Visit the NIH Genetic Testing Registry