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Table 1 Prevalence of HCV in individual risk groups

From: Prevalence of HCV among the high risk groups in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

S.No Major Risk groups
(N)
ICT positive PCR positive
1 Thalassemia (40) 6 (15%) 6 (15%)
2 Dialysis (25) 7 (28%) 7 (28%)
3 Major surgery (25) 2 (8%) 2 (8%)
4 Dental surgery (35) 5 (14.28%) 5 (14.28%)
5 IDUs (42) 6 (14.28%) 6 (14.28%)
Total 167 26 (15.56%) 26 (15.56%)