The specificity of anti-HCV supplementary assays.


A total of 920 samples from blood donors screened as anti-HCV negative by two third-generation screening assays (Ortho Diagnostics v3.0 and Murex Diagnostics VK48) were tested by two supplementary anti-HCV assays, RIBA III (Ortho Diagnostics) and Western blot (Murex Diagnostics VK68). Six (0.65%) of the samples gave scorable bands by RIBA III and 5 (0.54… (More)


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@article{Kitchen1995TheSO, title={The specificity of anti-HCV supplementary assays.}, author={A D Kitchen and Nick Tucker}, journal={Vox sanguinis}, year={1995}, volume={69 2}, pages={100-3} }