Unusual Banding Interpretation Chart

Unusual Banding Interpretation

Compare your LiPA strip with the examples below. Then select the strip
that best resembles your LiPA strip and refer to the table below for interpretation.

Please note: Strong bands are represented on the chart in dark blue,
while faint (but significant) bands are represented in light blue.

bands

  Sample

Bands

HCV Genotype by Core   Sequence Analysis

Comments

1 1,2,3,4,13 1 Band at 13 is non-specific
2 1,2,(3),5,(6),(8) 1 Other variations
1, 2, 5, (6)
1, 2, (4), 5, (6)
1, 2, 5,(6), (8)
3 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 16 1a Other variations
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, (6), (8), 16
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8,16
4 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 1b or 6c-6l Other variations
1,2,3,4,6,7
5 1, 2, (5), 9, 10, 11, 16 2a Other variations
1, 2, (5), 9, (10), 11, 16
1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 11, 16
Band at 16 is non-specific
6 1, 2, (8), (9), 14, 15 3a
7 1, 2, 7, 14, 15 3a Other variations
1, 2, (6), 7, (8), 14, 15
1, 2, (6), 7, 14, 15
Band at 7 is non-specific
8 1, 2, 9, 13, 14, 15 3a Band at 9 is non-specific
9 1, 2, 8, 14, 15 3a Band at 8 is non-specific
10 1, 2, 6, 19 3 Other variation
1,2,6,(19)
11 1, 2, 6, 17, 18 3k Bands like those for 4h
12 1, 2, 6, 17, (18) 4 Another similar pattern1, 2, 6, (17), 18 is not genotype 4 but genotype 3k (10a)
13 1, 2, (5), (6), 16,17,18 4
14 1, 2, 5, 9, 16 4
15 1, 2, 6, 17 4
16 1, 2, 6, 17 6a
17 1, 2, 6, 17, (18) 4 Another similar pattern 1, 2, 6, (17), 18 is not genotype 4 but genotype 3k (10a)
18 1, 2, 6 1 Other Variations
6 (7)
(3) (4) 6 (9)
(3) (4) 6
(3) 6
19 1, 2, 5, 6 1 Other Variations
(3) (4) 5 6 (8) (9)
(3) (4) 5 6 (8) (9) 20
20 1, 2, 13, 17 3b