Indeterminate RIBA results were associated with the absence of hepatitis C virus RNA (HCV-RNA) in blood donors

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Pereira, Felicidade Mota; Zarife, Maria Alice Sant'ana; Reis, Eliana Almeida Gomes; G. Reis, Mitermayer;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - SBMT
  • Journal: issn: 1678-9849
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/0037-8682-0222-2013
  • Subject: Blood donors | Hepatitis C virus | RC955-962 | RIBA | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Anti-HCV | HCV-RNA

Introduction: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is diagnosed by the presence of antibodies and is supplemented by confirmatory testing methods, such as recombinant immunoblot assay (RIBA) and HCV-RNA detection. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of RIBA testing t... View more
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