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Table 4 The prevalence of different HBV genotypes in our study compared to previously published studies

From: Distribution and clinical significance of hepatitis B virus genotypes in Pakistan

Source Place of sampling Sample size Proportion of genotype as percent of total samples
A B C D E F Mix Mixed combinations UT
Hanif et al., 2013 [5] Karachi, Islamabad/Rawalpindi 200 (40, 160) 10 - - 59 - - 31 A + D -
Awan et al., 2010 [18] Punjab, KP, Sind, Baluchistan 300 (222, 36, 26, 15) 14 18 28 13 0.6 1.3 16 A + B + D, A + D + F, A + C, A + D, A + E, A + F, B + C, B + E, C + D 10.3
Ahmed et al., 2009 [39] Punjab, Sind 236 0.8 - 5.9 93.2 - - - - -
Baig et al., 2009 [32] Karachi 315 20 - - 70 - - 10 A + D -
Noorali et al., 2008 [31] Karachi 180 - - - 84 - - 16 B + D -
Hakim et al., 2008 [38] Karachi 180 - - - 84 - - 16 B + D -
Alam et al., 2007 [30] Punjab, KP, Sind Baluchistan 110 (30, 28, 25, 18) 4.5 24.5 - 60 - - 2.7 A + D, B + D 8.2
Abbas et al., 2006 [37] Karachi 109 - - - 98.2 - - 1.8 A + D -
Idrees et al., 2004 [34] Punjab, KP, Sind Baluchistan 112 (Details not available) 21.4 17.9 41.1 8.0 - - 7.1 Details not available 4.5
Naaz, 2001 [33] Lahore 12 - - 75 25 - - - - -
This study Punjab, KP, Sind, Baluchistan, AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan 715 (311, 99, 84, 60, 68, 93) 7.7 0.6 0.8 71.2 0.1 - 17.3 A + D, B + D, C + D, A + B, A + B + D, E + D 2.2
  1. UT stands for Un-typable