Use and interpretation of virological tests for hepatitis C.

@article{Pawlotsky2002UseAI,
  title={Use and interpretation of virological tests for hepatitis C.},
  author={Jean-Michel Pawlotsky},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={36 5 Suppl 1},
  pages={S65-73}
}
Four virological markers of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are used clinically for management of patients with hepatitis C, namely the HCV genotype, HCV RNA, HCV core antigen, and antibody to HCV (anti-HCV). The diagnosis of acute and chronic hepatitis C is based on both anti-HCV detection using enzyme immunoassays (EIA) and HCV RNA detection using a… CONTINUE READING