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Table 2 Clinical and demographic characteristics of 81 patients, for which HBV was genotyped

From: Molecular characterization of hepatitis B virus in liver disease patients and asymptomatic carriers of the virus in Sudan

  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)
  1. HCC, Hepatocellular carcinoma; ASC, Asymptomatic carriers; CR, Cirrhosis; AH, Acute hepatitis, CH, Chronic hepatitis.
  2. aSignificant difference between patients infected with genotype D or E.