Original Article
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World J Hepatol. Dec 27, 2012; 4(12): 365-373
Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.365
Figure 2
Figure 2 Algorithm of hepatitis C virus testing in the two female populations. Monolisa hepatitis C virus (HCV) (initial): Samples tested initially with Monolisa and results observed; Monolisa HCV (triplicate): Samples positive with initial test and found at least once positive in two additional replicates (step of duplicate is not represented here); INNO-LIA HCV: Monolisa positive samples analyzed by INNO-LIA HCV confirmation test; PCR HCV: INNO-LIA HCV tested samples further analyzed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR); Genotyping: Positive PCR samples analyzed for genotype determination; ind: Doubtful result from Monolisa test; IND: Indeterminate result from INNO-LIA HCV confirmation test; Geno 1b: HCV-1 subtype b genotype; Geno 2: HCV-2 genotype.