Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus: the virus can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis infection, ranging in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. Hepatitis C is found worldwide. The most affected regions are Central and East Asia and North Africa.
Detects antibodies generated against the proteins, encoded by all HCV genotypes’ most conserved parts of Core, NS3, NS4, NS5 region in HCV genome
Qualitative results are to be read visually within 5-15 minutes.
Sensitivity: 100%, Specificity: 100%, (+) Predictive V: 100%, (-) Predictive 100%
Specimen type: Serum / Plasma or WholeBlood / Serum / Plasma