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Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011

Letter

Mixed Genotype Infections with Hepatitis C Virus, Pakistan

Sadia Butt, Muhammad IdreesComments to Author , Irshad Ur Rehman, Haji Akbar, Muhammad Shahid, Samia Afzal, Saima Younas, and Iram Amin
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

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Table

Distribution of mixed genotype infections with hepatitis C virus in 1,007 patients, by age, Pakistan, March 2000–May 2010

Genotype Mixed genotype infection Patient age, y
Total no. infections
0–10 11–20 21–30 31–40 41–50 51–60 >60 Unknown
1
1a + 1b
0
0
2
5
6
7
0
1
21
1 + 2 1a + 2a 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 5
1b + 2a 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 5

1b + 2b
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1 + 3 1a + 3b 0 3 4 4 3 1 0 0 15
1a + 3a 0 4 29 51 26 16 2 17 145
1c + 3a 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 7
1b + 3b 0 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 8

1b + 3a
0
7
45
90
79
32
3
31
287
1 + 4
1a + 4
0
0
0
0
3
1
0
1
5
2 + 3 2a + 3a 0 2 5 9 4 3 0 1 24
2a + 3b 0 1 5 8 5 3 0 1 23

3a + 2b
0
0
1
2
2
0
0
1
6
3
3a + 3b
1
15
94
142
87
46
13
43
441
3 + 4 3b + 4 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 6

3a + 4
0
0
0
2
4
0
0
0
6
3 + 6
3a + 6a
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
2
Total 1 36 193 322 227 112 18 98 1,007

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