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Table 5 Genotype distribution from African HEVs

From: Erratum to: A systematic review of the epidemiology of hepatitis E virus in Africa

Genotype Country Year of sampling Sample RNA region tested Source
1 CARa 2002 One fecal sample from an outbreak NAb [34]
  Chad 1984 A patient with hepatitis E Complete genome [28]
   2004 Five isolates from an outbreak ORFc2 (363 ntd) [35]
  Egypt 1993 Acute hepatitis patients ORF1 (location: 55-320) [46]
   2006-8 Acute hepatitis patients ORF1 [62]
   2012e Sixteen isolates from acute hepatitis patients ORF2 (189 nt) [124]
  Namibia 1983 Nine isolates from an outbreak in Kavango ORF2 (296 nt), 3 (188 nt) [88]
  Sudan 2004 Twenty three isolates from an outbreak ORF2 (363 nt) [35]
  Uganda 2007 Internally displaced persons camp NA [123]
   2008 Twenty four isolates from an outbreak NA [119]
2 CAR 2002 Three fecal samples from an outbreak NA [34]
  Chad 2004 Four isolates from an outbreak ORF2 (363 nt) [35]
  Namibia 1995 Four isolates from NANB outbreak in Rundu ORF2 (451 nt near 3'-end) [87]
3 Nigeria 2000e Ten adult acute hepatitis patients ORF1, 2 (3'-end) [89]
  Egypt 2007 One 9 year-old acute hepatitis patient ORF1, 2, 2/3 [48]
  Mayotte 2009 One French acute hepatitis patient (46 yr old) ORF2 (288 nt) [82]
  Madagascar 2009 Slaughter house workers ORF2,3 (1000 nt) [81]
  1. aCAR; Central African Republic
  2. bNA; not available
  3. cORF; open reading frame
  4. dnt; nucleotides
  5. ePublication year