Comparison of an Immunochromatographic Rapid Strip Test, ELISA and PCR in the Diagnosis of Hepatitis C in HIV Patients in Hospital Settings in Cameroon

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Cameroon belongs to the group of countries highly endemic for hepatitis C viruses. Coinfection of hepatitis C and HIV are also common due to the shared route of transmission of both viruses. In hospital settings in Cameroon, diagnosis prior to treatment of hepatitis C is based solely on the results obtained with an immunochromatographic rapid strip test (97… (More)

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@inproceedings{Kwenti2011ComparisonOA, title={Comparison of an Immunochromatographic Rapid Strip Test, ELISA and PCR in the Diagnosis of Hepatitis C in HIV Patients in Hospital Settings in Cameroon}, author={Tebit Emmanuel Kwenti and Richard Njouom and Longdoh Anna Njunda and Henri Lucien Fouamno Kamga}, year={2011} }