Volume 15, Number 8—August 2009
Slave Trade and Hepatitis B Virus Genotypes and Subgenotypes in Haiti and Africa
|Samples||No. samples (no. partial sequences)|
|No. serum samples (HBsAg positive) available||320|
|No. serum samples PCR positive||247|
|No. serum samples for which sequences were obtained†||182|
|Full preS fragment||57 (37)|
|Full S fragment||67 (19)|
|Full X fragment||67 (20)|
|Full C fragment||20 (34)|
|No. serum samples of suspected mixed strains||25|
|Full preS fragment||8 (3)|
|Full S fragment||12 (2)|
|Full X fragment||10 (2)|
|Full C fragment||3 (3)|
|No. serum samples of suspected recombinant strains||6|
*HBV, hepatitis B virus; HBsAg, hepatitis B surface antigen.
†No. serum samples includes 3 outliers and excludes mixed or recombinant strains.
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