Evaluation of three rapid screening assays for detection of antibodies to hepatitis C virus.

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BACKGROUND The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 3.2 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and 50%-70% are unaware of their status. Although therapies are available that can suppress or eliminate infection, identifying persons infected with HCV is challenging. Rapid tests could help… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jir422

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