Table 2

Clinical and demographic characteristics of 81 patients, for which HBV was genotyped
Clinical status Demographic Biochemical and virological
characteristics characteristics
HCC (13) ASC (24) CR (33) AH (7) CH (4) Male: Female Age mean ±SD ALT median IU/L (IQR) HBeAg positive (%) Viral loads log median IU/ml (IQR)
Genotype D (%) 4(30.7) 14(58.3) 23(69.7) 4(57.1) 3(75) 38:10 44.6 ±15.1 29 (19–57) 4 (8.3) 2.8 (2.0-3.9)
Genotype E (%) 6(46.2) 6(25) 8(24.3) 3(42.9) 1(25) 17:07 49.3 ±14.3 29 (18–65) 7 (29.2)a 4 (2.6-5.7)a
Genotype D/E (%) 1(7.7) 0 1(3) 0 0 2:0 56.5 ±7.0 NA 0 2.4 (2.3-2.41)
Genotype A (%) 2(15.4) 4(16.7) 1(3) 0 0 5:2 38.14 ±14.51 33 (28–54) 1 (14.3) 2.6 (2.3-3.9)

HCC, Hepatocellular carcinoma; ASC, Asymptomatic carriers; CR, Cirrhosis; AH, Acute hepatitis, CH, Chronic hepatitis.

aSignificant difference between patients infected with genotype D or E.

Yousif et al.

Yousif et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:328   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-328

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