[Diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection].

@article{Espinosa2002DiagnosisOH,
  title={[Diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection].},
  author={Linda Elsa Mu{\~n}oz Espinosa},
  journal={Revista de gastroenterologia de Mexico},
  year={2002},
  volume={67 Suppl 2},
  pages={S29-35}
}
The current diagnostic tests to demonstrate the HCV infection are classified in serological tests for detectionof antibodies and molecular exams to identify viral particles. The serological screening to detect infection with HCV includes the ELISA exam, of which there are already three generations, each one with a greater sensitivity. Recombinant immunoblot (RIBA) test is used to confirm positive results in ELISA test. RIBA is recommended only in low risk groups, such as the blood banks… CONTINUE READING
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