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Table 2 Distribution of different HCV genotypes with relation to different risk factors in HD patients

From: Rising burden of Hepatitis C Virus in hemodialysis patients

Variables Distribution of different genotypes of HCV in HD patients
  1a 1b 2a 2b 3a 3b 4a untypable mixed Total
H/O of blood transfusion 14 2 7 1 36 20 1 6 12 99
H/O of surgery 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 6
H/O of IDU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
H/O of multiple sexual exposure 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
House hold contacts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
H/O of dental treatment 1 2 1 0 5 2 0 7 1 19
H/O of barber shop 12 3 9 2 34 16 2 10 12 100
H/O of needle sharing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
H/O piercing procedures 1 2 1 0 8 4 0 2 2 20