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Table 2 Distribution of reported high prevalence areas (HPA) and low prevalence area (LPA) of HCV infection in Libya from 2007 to 2016

From: The geographic variation and spatiotemporal distribution of hepatitis C virus infection in Libya: 2007–2016

Year High frequency area Low frequency area
No. Location No. Location
2007–2008 12 Benghazi, Butnan, Sebha, Jabal al Gharbi 1 Murqub
2009–2010 10 Benghazi, Butnan, Sebha, Nalut, Jabal al Gharbi 1 Murqub, Jabal Alakhdar
2011–2012 9 Benghazi, Butnan, Sebha, Nalut, Jabal al Gharbi 2 Murqub, Al Wahat
2013–2014 14 Butnan, Sebha, Ghat, Jabal al Gharbi 2 Murqub,
2015–2016 17 Butnan, Kufra, Wadi al Shati, Ghat, Nalut 3 Murqub, Al Wahat, Jufra
Total 13 Benghazi, Butnan, Sebha, Nalut, Jabal al Gharbi, Wadi al Shati, Ghat, Kufra 3 Murqub, Al Wahat, Jufra