Table 1: HVR1 HCV characteristics obtained by pyrosequencing using GS Junior System (454/Roche).

Number of sequenced nucleotides1.37 × 108
Number of individual sequences that passed the quality control 76 332
Number of individual sequences aligned to reference genome73 236
Mean coverage per sequence4.6
Identified haplotypes15 917

No undetermined bases, 100% match with primer sequences.