TABLE 1.

HCV genotype, RNA titre and disease characteristics of patients studied

PatientSampleGenotypeHCV RNA titer (IU)aDisease
S6Serum1a6.0 × 108Acute recurrent
S6Transplanted liver S6b1a5.0 × 109Acute recurrent
S7Plasma5a4.9 × 106Moderate HCV infection
S8Plasma3a2.1 × 105Mild HCV infection
S9Plasma3a1.7 × 106Cirrhotic liver
  • a HCV titers are listed in IU of HCV RNA per ml serum or plasma and as IU per gram of liver.