Hepatitis C virus antigens enzyme immunoassay for one-step diagnosis of hepatitis C virus coinfection in human immunodeficiency virus infected individuals
Ke-Qin Hu, Wei Cui, Division of GI/Hepatology, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, United States
Susan D Rouster, Kenneth E Sherman, Division of Digestive Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, United States
Author contributions: Hu KQ contributed to the study design, data collection and analysis, and writing and editing of the manuscript; Cui W contributed to experiment performance, data collection and analysis, and preparing the manuscript; Rouster S and Sherman K contributed to serum samples, data analysis, and preparing the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This research project has been approved by the University of California, Irvine, and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Institutional Review Board.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors have no conflicts of interest related to this study.
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Corresponding author: Ke-Qin Hu, MD, FAASLD, Division of GI/Hepatology, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 101 The City Drive, Building 56, Ste. 801, Orange, CA 92868, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 14, 2019
Peer-review started: February 13, 2019
First decision: March 8, 2019
Revised: May 8, 2019
Accepted: May 21, 2019
Article in press: May 21, 2019
Published online: May 27, 2019