Hepatitis C Virus Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Natural History

  • Author: Francesco Negro, MD (More Info)
  • Editors In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 5/23/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • There are 2 types of assays for detecting the presence of HCV infection
    • Serologic assays to test for antibody to HCV
    • Molecular assays to test for HCV RNA

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