TABLE 1

HCV genotype distribution in different provinces

SubtypeNo. of donors
BeijingFujianGuangdongGuangxiHainanZhejiangHubeiHunanJiangxiYunnanLiaoningQinghaiShanghaiShanxiSichuanShaanxiXinjiangTotal
1a12a3
1b135252419755a14611198a1732183
2a10a13113173162232183
3a125193930
3b31112233114444
6a52933212142b2155
6n1141310
6v11
6c22
Total24146689513137551810232284967411
  • a NS5B sequence was lacking from one donor.

  • b NS5B sequences were lacking from two donors.

  • c 6, a possible new subtype of genotype 6.