Sexual Health

5 Facts About Hepatitis C Genotypes


Genotype 1 is the most prevalent

Genotype 1 is the most difficult to treat

Genotype 3 is the second most prevalent

Genotypes 4 and 5 more prevalent in lower income countries

Most genotypes have epidemic potential

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