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Table 1 Patient diagnostic history

From: A case of a patient infected with a hepatitis C virus genotype 3a multidrug resistant variant in Pakistan

Diagnostic tests Method Results Date/Year
HCV Qualitative PCRa Detectable RNA 2003
HCV Qualitative PCR Detectable RNA 12–03-2008
Ultrasound Ultrasound (liver) Liver is normal shape, size and echotexture, mild fatty liver 2009
HCV Qualitative PCR Detectable RNA 06–05-2011
HCV Qualitative PCR Detectable RNA 12–12-2011
Ultrasound Ultrasound (liver) Liver is normal size, shape and echotexture, no focal lesion, mild fatty liver 23–12-2011
HCV Qualitative PCR Non-Detectable 18–04-2012
HCV PCR Genotyping Un-typable 24–4- 2012
Liver enzymes ALT (NR 10–50) 40 IU 8–7-2013
HCV Quantitative PCR Detectable RNA 77874 IU/ml 21–5-2014
HCV PCR Genotyping Un-typable 27–6-2014
Liver enzymes ALT (NR 10–50) 36 IU 18–09-2015
Liver enzymes ALT (NR 10–50) 27 IU 14–12-2015
HCV Qualitative PCR Detectable RNA 23–4-2016
Ultrasound Ultrasound (liver) Liver is normal size, shape and echotexture, no focal lesion 8–05–2016
HCV PCR Genotyping Untypable 28–5-2016
HCV PCR Genotyping 3a 11–8-2016
HCV Quantitative PCR Detectable RNA 5.2 × 105 IU/ml 11–8-2016
  1. Abbreviations: HCV hepatitis C virus, PCR polymerase chain reaction, ALT alanine aminotransferase, NR normal range
  2. aThere was no trend of prescribing quantitative PCR before treatment in Pakistan