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Inexpensive one-step test for hepatitis C infection 

Researchers have developed a cost-effective one-step test that can screen, detect and confirm hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections from blood or urine samples. Current blood-based HCV testing requires two steps and can be expensive, inconvenient and is not widely available or affordable globally. “Our novel HCV antigen test system has significantly improved sensitivity and specificity over current tests,” said one ... Read More »