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Table 1 Distribution of RFLP patterns in HBV isolates of HBsAg-positive blood donors living in different Brazilian geographic regions.

From: Hepatitis B virus genotypes circulating in Brazil: molecular characterization of genotype F isolates

  RFLP patterns  
Brazilian regions Genotype A Genotype D Genotype F TOTAL
  AI AII AIII AIV DI DII DIII DIV DV FI FII FIII FV  
South 3 1 2 - 15 13 - 3 1 - - - - 38
Southeast 21 8 6 1 4 7 - - - 3 3 2 1 56
Central-West 34 8 3 1 18 15 2 14 - 6 1 - 1 103
Northeast 5 8 - - 4 - - - - 5 - 2 - 24
North 31 19 2 - 12 4 1 3 - 6 - 3 1 82
TOTAL 94 44 13 2 53 39 3 20 1 20 4 7 3 303