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A simple bedside blood test (Fibrofast; FIB-5) is superior to FIB-4 index for the differentiation between non-significant and significant fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C.
Shiha G, Seif S, Eldesoky A, Elbasiony M, et al
Hepatol Int. 2017 Apr 19.
Abstract

Evaluation of sera with a low signal to cut-off ratio using two chemiluminescent assays for detecting Hepatitis C Virus, and their correlation with the detection of Viral RNA.
López-Fabal MŞ, Pérez-Rivilla A, Gómez-Garcés JL.
Enferm Infecc Microbiol
Clin
. 2017 Feb 23
Abstract

A model to estimate the probability of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C infection despite negative nucleic acid testing among increased-risk organ donors.
Annambhotla PD, Gurbaxani BM, Kuehnert MJ, Basavaraju S
Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 8.
Abstract

Quantifying antiviral activity optimizes drug combinations against hepatitis C virus infection.
Koizumi Y, Ohashi H, Nakajima S, et al
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Feb 7..
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Diagnostic Accuracy of the Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF®) Score Using HCV-Infected Serum Samples Cryopreserved for up to 25 Years.
Puigvehí M, Hernández J, Broquetas T, .et al
PLoS One
. 2016 Dec 16;11(12):e0164883.
Paper

Detection of HCV genotypes 1b and 2a by a reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay.
Zhao N, Liu J, Sun D.
J Med Virol. 2016 Dec 7
Abstract
 

Evaluation of serum levels and significance of soluble CD40 ligand in screening patients with hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma
Eltaher SM, El-Gil R, Fouad N, Mitwali R, El-Kholy H.
East Mediterr Health J
. 2016 Nov 2;22(8):603-610

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Abstract

Detection of Hepatitis C core antibody by dual-affinity yeast chimera and smartphone-based electrochemical sensing.
Aronoff-Spencer E, Venkatesh AG, Sun A, et al
Biosens Bioelectron. 2016 Dec 15;86:690-6.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Gold aggregating gold: A novel nanoparticle biosensor approach for the direct quantification of hepatitis C virus RNA in clinical samples.
Shawky SM, Awad AM, Allam W, et al  
Biosens Bioelectron
. 2016 Nov 4.

Paper

Evaluation of serum levels and significance of soluble CD40 ligand in screening patients with hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma.
Eltaher SM, El-Gil R, Fouad N, et al
East Mediterr Health
J
. 2016 Nov 2;22(8):603-610.
Abstract

Advances in the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Hepatitis C Virus Infection.
Ciotti M, D'Agostini C, Marrone A.
Gastroenterology Res. 2013 Oct;6(5):161-170..
Abstract

Ultrastructural organisation of HCV from the bloodstream of infected patients revealed by electron microscopy after specific immunocapture.
Piver E, Boyer A, Gaillard J, et al
Gut. 2016 Oct 11
Abstract

Detection of Hepatitis C core antibody by dual-affinity yeast chimera and smartphone-based electrochemical sensing.
Aronoff-Spencer E, Venkatesh AG, Sun A,
Biosens Bioelectron. 2016 Dec 15;86:690-6.

Abstract

Simple Predictive Model for Identifying Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 4 Infection with a High Probability of Sustained Virologic Response with Peginterferon Alfa-2a/Ribavirin: Pooled Analysis of Data from Two Large, International Cohort Studies.
Asselah T, Esmat G, Sanai FM, et al
Adv Ther. 2016 Aug 12
Abstract

Analytical performance of the VERIS MDx system HCV assay for detecting and quantifying HCV RNA.
Sauné K, Abravanel F, Haslé C, et al
J Clin Virol. 2016 Sep 13;84:7-11
Abstract

Evaluation of LIAISON® XL system for HBsAg, and anti-HCV and anti-HIV/Ag p24.
De Paschale M, Manco MT, Belvisi L, et al
J Med Virol. 2016 Jul 28.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Visualizing the hepatic vascular architecture using superb microvascular imaging in patients with hepatitis C virus: A novel technique.
Kuroda H, Abe T, Kakisaka K, et al

World J Gastroenterol
. 2016 Jul 14;22(26):6057-
Paper

Development and Validation of a Template-Independent Next-Generation Sequencing Assay for Detecting Low-Level Resistance-Associated Variants of Hepatitis C Virus.
Wei B, Kang J, Kibukawa M, Chen L
J Mol Diagn. 2016 Jul 6.
Abstract

Nomogram for individualized prediction of hepatocellular carcinoma occurrence in HCV-cirrhosis (ANRS CO12 CirVir).
Ganne-Carrié N, Layese R, Bourcier V, et al  
Hepatology
. 2016 Jun 27.
Abstract

Structural Changes In Cells Imaged by Soft X-Ray Cryo-Tomography During Hepatitis C Virus Infection.
Pérez-Berná AJ, Rodríguez MJ, et al
ACS Nano
. 2016 Jun 21
Abstract

Clinical efficacy of the highly sensitive hepatitis C virus RNA quantitative assay in patients with relapse following interferon-based therapy with second-generation direct-acting antivirals.
Ishikawa T, Abe S, Watanabe T,  et al
Biomed Rep. 2016 Jun;4(6):664-666.
Abstract

An Accurate Assay for HCV Based on Real-Time Fluorescence Detection of Isothermal RNA Amplification.
Wu X, Wang J, Song J, et al
J Virol Methods. 2016 Jun 6.
Abstract

Deep sequencing increases hepatitis C virus phylogenetic cluster detection compared to Sanger sequencing.
Montoya V, Olmstead A, Tang P,  et al
Infect Genet Evol. 2016 Jun 6.
Abstract

Liver Fibrosis Evaluation Using Real-time Shear Wave Elastography in Hepatitis C-Monoinfected and Human Immunodeficiency Virus/ Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patients.
Verlinden W, Bourgeois S, Gigase P, et al
J Ultrasound Med. 2016 May 5.
Abstract

Multiple approaches to assess fourteen non-invasive serum indexes for the diagnosis of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C patients.
Andrés-Otero MJ, De-Blas-Giral I, et al
Clin Biochem. 2016 Mar 9.
Abstract

Multicenter clinical evaluation of the new 3rd generation assay for detection of antibodies against hepatitis C virus on the VIDAS® system
Seignčres B, Descamps F, Croise R,  et al
J Clin Virol. 2016 Mar 4;78:20-2
Abstract

HCV false positive immunoassays in patients with LVAD: A potential trap!
Heinrichs A, Antoine M, Steensels D, et al
Clin Virol
. 2016 Mar 10;78:44-46.
Abstract

Amplification and pyrosequencing of near-full-length hepatitis C virus for typing and Monitoring antiviral Resistant Strains.
Trémeaux P, Caporossi A, Ramičre C,  et al
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Jan 28
Abstract

Usefulness of Dried Blood Spots (DBS) to perform hepatitis C virus genotyping in drug users in Senegal.
Ndiaye O, Gozlan J, Diop-Ndiaye H, et al
J Med Virol
. 2015 Dec 24.
Abstract

Validation of APRI and FIB-4 score in an Antwerp cohort of chronic hepatitis C patients.
Verlinden W, Bourgeois S, De Maeyer M, et al
Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2015 Oct-Dec;78(4):373-80
Abstract

Analysis of Hepatitis C NS5A resistance associated polymorphisms using ultra deep single molecule real time (SMRT) sequencing.
Bergfors A, Leenheer D, Bergqvist A, et al
Antiviral Res. 2015 Dec 18.
Abstract

Comparison of Elecsys Anti-HCV II Assay With Other HCV Screening Assays.
Li D, Zhu S, Wang T, et al
J Clin Lab Anal
. 2015 Dec 14
Abstract

Impact of HCV kinetics on treatment outcome differs by the type of real-time HCV assay in NS3/4A protease inhibitor-based triple therapy.
Ogawa E, Furusyo N, Murata M,  et al
Antiviral Res. 2015 Dec 12.
Abstract

The Diagnostic Impact of C4d, CD68, and NF-κB Expression in the Differentiation Between Recurrent Hepatitis C and Acute Cellular Rejection After Liver Transplantation.
Abdou AG, Asaad NY, Ehsan N,

Appl Immunohistochem
Mol Morphol
. 2015 Oct 13.
Abstract

Ultra-deep sequencing provides insights into the virology of hepatitis C super-infections in a case of three sequential infections with different genotypes.
Chung E, Ferns RB, He M,  et al

J Clin Virol
. 2015 Sep;70:63-6
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Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
The Usefulness of Defining Rapid Virological Response by a Very Sensitive Assay (TMA) during Treatment of HCV Genotype 2/3 Infection.

Dalgard O, Martinot-Peignoux M, Verbaan H,  et al
PLoS One
. 2015 Aug 28;10(8):e0120866.
Paper

Detection of the NS3 Q80K polymorphism by Sanger and deep sequencing in hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1a strains in the United Kingdom.
Beloukas A, King S, Childs K, Papadimitropoulos A,  et al 
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Jul 29.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Predictive Ability of Laboratory Indices for Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C after the Eradication of Hepatitis C Virus.
Tachi Y, Hirai T, Toyoda H, et al
PLoS One
. 2015 Jul 27;10(7):e0133515.
Paper

Simplified diagnostic monitoring for hepatitis C, in the new era of direct-acting antiviral treatment.
Cohn J, Roberts T, Amorosa V,  et al
Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2015 Jul 17
Abstract

Development and validation of two screening assays for the HCV NS3 Q80K polymorphism associated with reduced response to combination treatment regimens containing simeprevir.
Chui CK, Dong WW, Joy JB, et al 
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jul 1.
Abstract

Diagnostic accuracy of algorithms to identify hepatitis C status, AIDS status, alcohol consumption and illicit drug use among patients living with HIV in an administrative healthcare database.
Durand M, Wang Y, Venne F, Lelorier J, et al  
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2015 Jun
24
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Rapid, Sensitive, and Accurate Evaluation of Drug Resistant Mutant (NS5A-Y93H) Strain Frequency in Genotype 1b HCV by Invader Assay.
Yoshimi S, Ochi H, Murakami E, et al
PLoS One
. 2015 Jun 17;10(6):e0130022.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Rapid detection of HCV genotyping 1a, 1b, 2a, 3a, 3b and 6a in a single reaction using two-melting temperature codes by a real-time PCR-based assay
Athar MA, Xu Y, Xie X, et al
J Virol Methods
. 2015 Jun 9
Paper

Utility of Hepatitis C Viral Load Monitoring On Directly Acting Antiviral Therapy.
Sidharthan S, Kohli A, Sims Z,  et al
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 2.
Abstract

High Resolution Melting Curve Assay for Detecting rs12979860 IL28B Polymorphisms Involved in Response of Iranian Patients to Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment.
Fateh A, Aghasadeghi MR, Keyvani H, et al
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev
. 2015;16(5):1873-80.
Abstract

Differentiation of acute from chronic hepatitis C virus infection by NS5B deep sequencing: A population-level tool for incidence estimation.
Montoya V, Olmstead A, Janjua NZ,  et al
Hepatology. 2015 Feb 2.
Abstract

Determination of the HCV protease inhibitor telaprevir in plasma and dried blood spot by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry.
Verweij-van Wissen CP, de Graaff-Teulen MJ, et al
Ther Drug Monit
. 2015 Jan 26.

Abstract

Magnetic resonance sialography of the parotid glands in chronic hepatitis C virus patients with and without vasculitis.
Shahin AA, Hussein H, Gaber W, et al
Int J Rheum Dis
. 2014 Dec 23
Abstract

Importance of very early HCV RNA kinetics for prediction of treatment outcome of highly effective all oral direct acting antiviral combination therapy.
Sarrazin C, Wedemeyer H, Cloherty G,  et al
J Virol Methods
. 2014 Dec 18. pii: S0166-0934(14)00474-1
Abstract

FULL=TEXT ARTICLE
MicroRNA Expression Profiling in PBMCs: A Potential Diagnostic Biomarker of Chronic Hepatitis C.
Chang CC, Lin CC, Hsieh WL, et al
Dis Markers. 2014;2014:367157
Paper

Ultrasound Elastography Correlates Treatment Response by Antiviral Therapy in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C.
Yada N, Sakurai T, Minami T, et al
Oncology. 2014;87 Suppl 1:118-
Abstract

Noninvasive Diagnosis of Liver Fibrosis: Utility of Data Mining of Both Ultrasound Elastography and Serological Findings to Construct a Decision Tree.
Yada N, Kudo M, Kawada N,  et al
Oncology. 2014;87 Suppl 1:63-72.
Abstract

Variation analysis of six HCV viral load assays using low viremic HCV samples in the range of the clinical decision points for HCV protease inhibitors.
Wiesmann F, Naeth G, Sarrazin C,  et al.
Med Microbiol Immunol
. 2014 Nov 15
Abstract

High-resolution Hepatitis C virus (HCV) subtyping, using NS5B deep sequencing and phylogeny, an alternative to current methods.
Quer J, Gregori J, Rodríguez-Frias F,  et al
J Clin Microbiol
. 2014 Nov 5.
Abstract

Dried blood spot in the genotyping, quantification and storage of HCV RNA: a systematic literature review.
Greenman J, Roberts T, Cohn J, Messac L.

J Viral Hepat
. 2014 Nov 4
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Molecular diagnostics in the management of chronic hepatitis C: key considerations in the era of new antiviral therapies.
Cobb B, Heilek G, Vilchez RA.
BMC Infect Dis
. 2014 Sep 5;14 Suppl 5:S8. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-S5-S8
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Similar Prevalence of Low-Abundance Drug-Resistant Variants in Treatment-Naive Patients with Genotype 1a and 1b Hepatitis C Virus Infections as Determined by Ultradeep Pyrosequencing.
Margeridon-Thermet S, Le Pogam S, et al
PLoS One
. 2014 Aug 20;9(8):e105569.

Paper

Development of a high-throughput pyrosequencing assay for monitoring temporal evolution and resistance associated variant emergence in the Hepatitis C virus protease coding-region.
Irving WL, Rupp D, McClure CP,
Antiviral Res. 2014 Jul 21
Abstract

High-throughput and sensitive next-generation droplet digital PCR assay for the quantitation of the hepatitis C virus mutation at core amino acid 70.
Mukaide M, Sugiyama M, Korenaga M, et al
J Virol Methods
. 2014 Jul 11
Abstract

A reliable multiplex genotyping assay for HCV using a suspension bead array.
Yang YC, Wang DY, Cheng HF,  et al
Microb Biotechnol
. 2014 Jul 10
Abstract

Clinical utility of hepatitis C virus core antigen quantification in patients with chronic hepatitis C.
Chevaliez S, Soulier A, Poiteau L,  et al
J Clin Virol
. 2014 Jun 2
Abstract

HCV treatment revolution: needs for close monitoring.
Ippolito G, Antonelli G, Capobianchi MR, Lanini S.
Clin Microbiol Infect
. 2014 May 28.
Abstract

Diagnostic accuracy evaluation of the ImmunoFlow HCV rapid immunochromatographic test for the detection of hepatitis C antibodies.
Kosack CS, Nick S, Shanks L.
J Virol Methods. 2014 Apr 12.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Useful biomarkers for assessment of hepatitis C virus infection-associated autoimmune disorders.
Yang DH, Ho LJ, Lai JH.
World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Mar 21;20(11):2962-2970
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A Screen for Genetic Suppressor Elements of Hepatitis C Virus Identifies a Supercharged Protein Inhibitor of Viral Replication.
Simeon RL, Chen Z.
PLoS One
. 2013 Dec 31;8(12):e84022
Paper

Diagnostic accuracy of serum glypican-3 for hepatocellular carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Liu XF, Hu ZD, Liu XC,  et al
Clin Biochem. 2013 Dec 18
Abstract

Fast, reliable and low cost user-developed protocol for detection, quantification and genotyping of hepatitis C virus.
Davalieva K, Kiprijanovska S, Plaseska-Karanfilska D.
J Virol Methods. 2013 Nov 21
Abstract

Direct visualization of HCV-infected Huh7.5 cells with a high-titer infectious chimeric JFH1-EGFP reporter virus in 3D matrigel cell cultures.
Liu S, Chen R, Hagedorn C.
J Gen Virol. 2013 Nov 16.
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus core antigen testing in liver and kidney transplant recipients.
Heidrich B, Pischke S, Helfritz FA, et al
J Viral Hepat
. 2013 Nov 19.
Abstract

Development and Characterization of a Replicon-based Phenotypic Assay for Assessing HCV NS4B from Clinical Isolates.
Rajyaguru S, Yang H, Martin R, et al
Antiviral Res. 2013 Sep 4
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Abstract

Liver stiffness measurement by acoustic radiation force impulse is useful in predicting the presence of esophageal varices or high-risk esophageal varices among patients with HCV-related cirrhosis.
Morishita N, Hiramatsu N, Oze T, et al
J Gastroenterol. 2013 Sep 5.
Abstract

Rapid detection and identification of hepatitis C virus (HCV) sequences using mismatch-tolerant hybridization probes: A general method for analysis of sequence variation.
Pierce KE, Wangh LJ.
Biotechniques. 2013 Sep;55(3):125-32
Abstract


The End-of-Treatment Ribavirin Concentration Predicts Hepatitis C Virus Relapse.
Bodeau S, Durand-Maugard C, Lemaire-Hurtel AS,  et al
Ther Drug Monit. 2013 Aug 12.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
A new type of protein chip to detect hepatocellular carcinoma-related autoimmune antibodies in the sera of hepatitis C virus-positive patients.

Akada J, Kamei S, Ito A,  et al
Proteome Sci. 2013 Jul 19;11(1):33

Abstract

A Diagnostic Score for the Prediction of Spontaneous Resolution of Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection.
Beinhardt S, Anna Payer B, Datz C,  et al
J Hepatol
. 2013 Jul 10
Abstract

Evaluation of the Roche COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV Test.
Pyne MT, Hillyard DR.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
. 2013 Jun 24.
Abstract

A Novel Single Step Multiplex Real Time Pcr Assay for Simultaneous Quantification of Hepatitis Virus A, B, C & E in Serum.
Irshad M, Ansari MA, I K, L R.J
Gastroenterol Hepatol
. 2013 Jun 25
Abstract

Nucleotide polymorphisms in the 5'-UTR region of HCV can affect the ability of two widely used assays to assign an HCV genotype.
Pollicita M, Cento V, Paba P, et al
J Virol Methods
. 2013 Jun 19.
Abstract

Development of diagnostic methods and study of the immunoreactivity of a mixture of recombinant core and E2 proteins fused to GST with control serum positive for hepatitis C.
Kenfe FR, Urbaczek AC, Silva JC,  et al
Talanta
. 2013 Jun 15;110:32-8
Abstract

Sequencing assays for failed genotyping with the Versant Hepatitis C Virus Genotype Assay (LiPA) 2.0.
Larrat S, Poveda JD, Coudret C,  et al
J Clin Microbiol
. 2013 Apr 24
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus subtyping based on sequencing of the C/E1 and NS5B genomic regions in comparison to a commercially available line probe assay
Avó AP, Agua-Doce I, Andrade A, Pádua E.
J Med Virol. 2013 May;85(5):815-22.
Abstract

Detection of infections with hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus by analyses of dried blood spots - performance characteristics of the ARCHITECT system and two commercial assays for nucleic acid amplification.
Ross RS, Stambouli O, Grüner N,  et al
Virol J
. 2013 Mar 5;10:72
Abstract

Development of a nucleic Acid lateral flow strip for detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) core antigen.
Wang C, Zhang L, Shen X.
Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids. 2013;32(2):59-68
Abstract

n situ hybridization for the detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in human liver tissue.
Li G, Li K, Lea AS,  et al
J Viral Hepat
. 2013 Mar;20(3):183-92.
Abstract

Serum protein isoform profiles indicate the progression of hepatitis C virus-induced liver diseases.
Sugimoto K, Shiraki K, Takei Y,  et al
Int J Mol Med. 2013 Feb 4.

Abstract

A hepatitis C avidity test for determining recent and past infections in both plasma and dried blood spots.
Shepherd SJ, Kean J, Hutchinson SJ, et al
J Clin Virol
. 2013 Jan 28..
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A gaussia luciferase cell-based system to assess the infection of cell culture- and serum-derived hepatitis C virus.
Koutsoudakis G, Pérez-Del-Pulgar S, González P,  et al
PLoS One
. 2012;7(12):e53254
Paper

Liver Fatty Acid Binding Protein Is a Diagnostic Marker to Detect Liver Injury as a Result of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection.
Akbal E, Köklü S, Koçak E,  et al
Arch Med Res
. 2013 Jan 3
Abstract

Development of a flow cytometry live cell assay for the screening of inhibitors of hepatitis C virus (HCV) replication.
Garcia-Rivera JA, Lin K, Hopkins S,  et al
Open Virol J. 2012;6:97-102.
Abstract

Determining immunoassay cutoff value using Western blot results to predict hepatitis C infection in blood donors with low-titer anti-HCV reactivity.
Kucukbayrak A, Cakmak S, Hakyemez IN, et al
Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2012 Dec 4
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A novel multiplex real-time PCR assay for the concurrent detection of hepatitis A, B and C viruses in patients
 with acute hepatitis.
Park Y, Kim BS, Choi KH, et al
PLoS One
. 2012;7(11):e49106
Paper

Comparative quantitative analysis of hepatitis C mutations at amino acids 70 and 91 in the core region by the Q-Invader assay.
Tadokoro K, Kobayashi M, Suzuki F, et al
J Virol Methods
. 2012 Nov 1
Abstract

A Paper-Based Multiplexed Transaminase Test for Low-Cost, Point-of-Care Liver Function Testing.
Pollock NR, Rolland JP, Kumar S,
et al
Sci Transl Med
. 2012 Sep 19;4(152):152ra129.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Quantifying the Diversification of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) during Primary Infection: Estimates of the In Vivo Mutation Rate.
Ribeiro RM, Li H, Wang S,  et al
PLoS Pathog. 2012 Aug;8(8):e1002881.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Hepatitis C virus quantification in serum and saliva of HCV-infected patients.

Menezes GB, Pereira FA, Duarte CA,  et al
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2012 Aug;107(5):680-3
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Identification and analysis of hepatitis C virus NS3 helicase inhibitors using nucleic acid binding assays.
Mukherjee S, Hanson AM, Shadrick WR,  et al
Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jun 27
Paper

Laboratory diagnostics for hepatitis C virus infection.
Kamili S, Drobeniuc J, Araujo AC, Hayden TM.
Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jul;55 Suppl 1:S43-
Abstract

Inflammation biomarkers in chronic hepatitis C: association with liver histopathology, HCV genotype and cryoglobulinemia.
Atta M, Cabral M, Santos G, Paraná R, Atta A.

Inflamm Res
. 2012 Jun 21.
Abstract

An evaluation of different saliva collection methods for detection of antibodies against hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV).
Cruz HM, Marques VA, Villela-Nogueira CA, et al
J Oral Pathol Med. 2012 Jun 13.
Abstract

FRET based Intracellular Assay for the conformation of Hepatitis C drug target NS5A.
Bhattacharya D, Ansari IU, Mehle A, Striker R.
J Virol. 2012 May 23.
Abstract

Transient elastography in patients with celiac disease: A noninvasive method to detect liver involvement associated with celiac disease.
Massironi S, Rossi RE, Fraquelli M, et al
Scand J Gastroenterol. 2012 Apr 19.
Abstract

Development of Hepatitis C Virus Production Reporter Assay Systems Using Two Different Hepatoma Cell Lines.
Takeda M, Ikeda M, Ariumi Y, et al

J Gen Virol
. 2012 Mar 28.
Abstract

Detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in dried blood spots.
Bennett S, Gunson RN, McAllister GE,  et al
J Clin Virol. 2012 Mar 12.
Abstract

Predicting sustained viral response to hepatitis C using a rapid and simple IL28B rs8099917 genotyping assay.
Li W, Zeng Y, Wang J, et al

Antiviral Res
. 2012 Feb 22.
Abstract

Quantitation of hepatitis C virus RNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in HCV-monoinfection
and HIV/HCV-coinfection.
Chary A, Winters MA, Eisen R,  et al
J Med Virol. 2012 Mar;84(3):431-
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
"Liverscore" is predictive of both liver fibrosis and activity in chronic hepatitis C.
Arain SA, Jamal Q, Omair A.
World J Gastroenterol. 2011 Nov 7;17(41
Paper

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HCV genotype-specific correlation with serum markers: Higher predictability for Genotype 4a.
Ahmad W, Ijaz B, Javed FT,  et al

Virol J
. 2011 Jun 10;8(1):293.
Paper

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Applicability and precautions of use of liver injury biomarker FibroTest. A reappraisal at 7 years of age.
Poynard T, Munteanu M, Deckmyn O,

BMC Gastroenterol
. 2011 Apr 14;11(1):39
Paper

Evaluation of chronic HCV infection in transplanted livers using a modified histological activity index.
Ziarkiewicz-Wroblewska B, Wroblewski T,  et al
Ann Transplant
. 2011 Mar 23;16(1):26-33.
Abstract

Previously unrecognized advanced liver disease unveiled by transient elastography in patients with Haemophilia and chronic hepatitis C.
Moessner BK, Andersen ES, Weis N, et al
Haemophilia
. 2011 Mar 24
Abstract

Interpretation of real-time PCR results for HCV when viral load is below quantification limits.
Laperche S, Bouchardeau F, André-Garnier E,  et al
J Clin Microbiol
. 2011 Jan 12
Abstract

Contribution of HCV core antigen testing in HCV diagnosis by test from the company Abbott Laboratorie
Trbusek J.
Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol
. 2010 Nov;59(4):207-8
Abstract

Distinguishing Acute from Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection Based on Antibody Reactivities to Specific HCV Structural and Non-structural Proteins.
Araujo AC, Astrakhantseva IV, Fields HA, Kamili S.
J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Nov 17
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus: Prevention, screening, and interpretation of assays.
Albeldawi M, Ruiz-Rodriguez E, Carey WD.
Cleve Clin J Med
. 2010 Sep;77(9):616-26
Abstract

Use of an anti-HCV IgG avidity assay to identify recent HCV infection.
Gaudy-Graffin C, Lesage G, Kousignian I,  et al
J Clin Microbiol
. 2010 Jul 7
.
Abstract

ELISA-based detection of C4d after liver transplantation - a helpful tool for
differential diagnosis between acute rejection and HCV-recurrence?
Schmeding M, Kienlein S, Roecken C,  et al
Transpl Immunol
. 2010 Jun 14.
Abstract

A novel duplex real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction assay for the
detection of hepatitis C viral RNA with armored RNA as internal control.
Meng S, Li J. 
Virol J
. 2010 Jun 7;7(1):117
Abstract

Detection of HCV RNA in saliva does not correlate with salivary flow or xerostomia in patients
with chronic hepatitis C.
de Mattos Camargo Grossmann S, Teixeira R,  et al
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2010 Jun;109(6):851-6.
Abstract

Evaluation of a rapid, point-of-care test device for the diagnosis of hepatitis C infection.
Lee SR, Yearwood GD, Guillon GB, et al
J Clin Virol
. 2010 May;48(1):15-7.
Abstract

Monitoring Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) RNA-dependent RNA polymerase oligomerization by a FRET-based in vitro system.
Bellón-Echeverría I, López-Jiménez AJ, Clemente-Casares P, Mas A
Antiviral Res. 2010 Apr 26.
Abstract

Viral Safety of Biologicals: Evaluation of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAT) Assay and Development of Concentration Method o
f HCV for Sensitive Detection by NAT.
Uchida E, Yamaguchi T.

Yakugaku Zasshi. 2010 Feb;130(2):163-
Abstract

Real-time imaging of hepatitis C virus infection using a fluorescent cell-based reporter system.
Jones CT, Catanese MT, Law LM, et al
Nat Biotechnol. 2010 Jan 31
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus infection diagnosis using metabonomics.
Godoy MM, Lopes EP, Silva RO,  et al|
J Viral Hepat
. 2010 Jan 13
Abstract

Program characteristics associated with testing for HIV and hepatitis C in veterans substance use disorder clinics.
McInnes DK, Hyun JK, Trafton JA, et al
Psychiatr Serv
. 2010 Jan;61(1):90-4.
Abstract

 

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Computed Tomography
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Chronic hepatic disease: usefulness of serial CT examinations.
Usuki N, Miyamoto T.
J Comput Assist Tomogr 2002 May-Jun;26(3):418-21
Abstract
 

Flow Cytometry
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Flow cytometric detection of hepatitis C virus antigens in infected peripheral blood
leukocytes: Binding and entry.
El-Awady MK, Tabll AA, Redwan el-RM,   
World J Gastroenterol.
2005 Sep 7;11(33):5203-8. R
Paper
 

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Elastography
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  ARFI elastography: changes after direct-acting antiviral treatment in transplanted livers with relapse of hepatitis C virus infection.
Alfageme Zubillaga M, Fontanilla Echeveste T,
Radiologia. 2017 Feb 14
Abstract

Prognostic Value of Transient Elastography in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C.
Pérez-Latorre L, Rivero-Juárez A, Hontańón V, et al
Open Forum Infect Dis
. 2016 Oct 3;3(4):ofw212.

Abstract

 

MRI
 

    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Diagnostic Performance of Magnetic Resonance Elastography in Staging Liver Fibrosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Individual Participant Data.
Singh S, Venkatesh SK, Wang Z, et al
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Oct 8.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Value of Perfusion-Weighted MR Imaging in the Assessment of Early Cerebral Alterations in Neurologically Asymptomatic HIV-1-Positive and HCV-Positive Patients.
Bladowska J, Knysz B, Zimny A, et al
PLoS One
. 2014 Jul 11;9(7):e102214
Paper

Compensated hepatitis C: unenhanced MR imaging correlated with pathologic grading and staging.
Mitchell DG, Navarro VJ, Herrine SK, et al
Abdom Imaging.
2007 Mar 27;
Abstract

Cirrhosis or Chronic Hepatitis: Evaluation of Small (</=2-cm) Early-Enhancing Hepatic Lesions with Serial Contrast-enhanced Dynamic MR Imaging.
Shimizu A, Ito K, Koike S, et al
Radiology
2003 Feb;226(2):550-5
Abstract

 

Ultrasound
       

    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Ultrasound Elastography for Fibrosis Surveillance Is Cost Effective in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus in the UK.
Canavan C, Eisenburg J, Meng L, et al
Dig Dis Sci. 2013 May 30|
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Role of microbubble ultrasound contrast agents in the non-invasive assessment of chronic
hepatitis C-related liver disease.
Grier S, Lim AK, Patel N, et al 
World J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jun 14;12(22):3461-5.
Paper
 

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The accuracy of the report of hepatic steatosis on ultrasonography in patients infected with hepatitis C in a clinical setting: A retrospective observational study.
Hepburn MJ, Vos JA, Fillman EP, Lawitz EJ.
BMC Gastroenterol. 2005 Apr 13;5(
1):14
Paper
 
Can ultrasonographic findings of perihepatic lymphadenopathy promote investigations to detect possible presence of virus C infection in non-symptomatic subjects?
Neri S, Ierna D, Mauceri B, et al

Hepatol Res.
2003 Oct;27(2):124-128.
Abstract

Ultrasound detection of abdominal lymph nodes in chronic liver diseases. A retrospective analysis.
Soresi M, Bonfissuto G, Magliarisi C, et al.
Clin Radiol
2003 May;58(5):372-7

Abstract

 

Antibody/Antigen
      

    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
HCV antigen instead of RNA testing to diagnose acute HCV in patients treated in the Dutch Acute HCV in HIV Study.
Hullegie SJ, GeurtsvanKessel CH, van der Eijk AA,
J Int AIDS Soc. 2017 Jun 30;20(1):1-3.
Paper

Evaluation of the COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS<TaqMan<sup>®</sup> HCV Test v2.0 for HCV viral load monitoring using dried blood spot specimens.
Marins EG, Bodinaidu K, Lin M, Deforest A.
J Virol Methods. 2017 May 30
Abstract

Analytical characteristics and comparative evaluation of Aptima HCV quant Dx assay with the Abbott RealTime HCV assay and Roche COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV quantitative test v2.0.
Worlock A, Blair D, Hunsicker M,. et al
Virol J
. 2017 Apr 4;14(1):66
Abstract

Performance comparison of new generation HCV core antigen test versus HCV RNA test in management of hepatitis C virus infection.
Çetiner S, Çetin Duran A, Kibar F, Yaman A.
Transfus Apher Sci. 2017 Mar 6
Abstract

Hepatitis C Antibody Testing in a Commercially Insured Population, 2005-2014.
Isenhour CJ, Hariri SH, Hales CM, Vellozzi CJ.
Am J Prev Med. 2017 Feb 1.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Clinical Significance of Two Real-Time PCR Assays for Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Receiving Protease Inhibitor-Based Therapy.
Inoue T, Hmwe SS, Shimada N, et al
PLoS One. 2017 Jan 24;12(1):e0170667..
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Systematic review of the accuracy of antibody tests used to screen asymptomatic adults for hepatitis C infection.

Cadieux G, Campbell J, Dendukuri N.
CMAJ Open. 2016 Dec 2;4(4):E737-E745.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
The Role of Hepatitis C Virus Core Antigen Testing in the Era of Direct Acting Antiviral Therapies: What We Can Learn from the Protease Inhibitors.
Nguyen LT, Gray E, O'Leary A, et al
PLoS One. 2016 Oct 6;11(10):e0163900
Paper

ANNALS EXPRESS: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Core Antigen Assay: An alternative method for hepatitis C diagnosis.
Wang L, Zhang G, Lv H.
Ann Clin Biochem. 2016 Sep 9.
Abstract

Clinical Utility of a New Automated Hepatitis C Virus Core Antigen Assay for Prediction of Treatment Response in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C.
Kim MN, Kim HS, Kim JK, et al
J Korean Med Sci
. 2016 Sep;31(9):1431-7
Abstract

Hepatitis C Core Antigen Testing for Diagnosis of Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Freiman JM, Tran TM, Schumacher SG,
Ann Intern Med. 2016 Jun 21.
Abstract

A Highly Specific and Sensitive Hepatitis C Virus Antigens Enzyme Immunoassay for One-step Diagnosis of Viremic HCV Infection.
Hu KQ, Cui W.
Hepatology. 2016 Jun 6.
Abstract

Quantification of Core Antigen Monitors Efficacy of Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents in Patients With Chronic HCV Infection.
Aghemo A, Degasperi E, De Nicola S,  et al
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Apr 1
Abstract

Performance of rapid diagnostic tests for the detection of antibodies to hepatitis C virus in whole blood collected on dried blood spots.
Poiteau L, Soulier A, Rosa I, et al
J Viral Hepat
. 2016 Feb 1

Abstract

Hepatitis C Virus RNA Real-Time Quantitative RT-PCR Method Based on a New Primer Design Strategy.
Chen L, Li W, Zhang K, et al
J Mol Diagn
. 2015 Nov 20. pii: S1525-1578(15)00225-1
Abstract

Evaluation of Quantitative Real-Time PCR as a Hepatitis C Virus Supplementary Test After RIBA Discontinuation.
Gong S, Schmotzer CL, Zhou L.
J Clin Lab Anal. 2015 Oct 26.
Abstract

Evaluation of the COBAS(®) AmpliPrep/COBAS(®) TaqMan(®) HCV Test, v2.0 and comparison to assays used in routine clinical practice in an international multicenter clinical trial: The ExPECT study.
Kessler HH, Cobb BR, Wedemeyer H,  et al
J Clin Virol
. 2015 Jun;67:67-72.
Abstract

Performance of ARCHITECT HCV core antigen test with specimens from US plasma donors and injecting drug users.
Mixson-Hayden T, Dawson GJ, et al 
J Clin Virol
. 2015 May;66:15-8.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Clinical usefulness of HCV core antigen assay for the management of patients with chronic hepatitis C.

Florea D, Neaga E, Nicolae I, et al
J Gastrointestin Liver Di
s
. 2014 Dec;23(4):393-396
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Effectiveness of HCV core antigen and RNA quantification in HCV-infected and HCV/HIV-1-coinfected patients.
Long L, Shen T, Gao J,  et al 
BMC Infect Dis
. 2014 Nov 5;14(1):577.
Paper

Hepatitis C core antigen testing: a reliable, quick and potentially cost-effective alternative to Hepatitis C polymerase chain reaction in diagnosing acute hepatitis C virus infection.
Cresswell FV, Fisher M, Hughes DJ, et al
Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 9. pii: ciu782
Abstract

Comparison of two diagnostic algorithms for the identification of patients with HCV viremia using a new HCV Antigen test.
Reyes-Méndez MÁ, Juárez-Figueroa L, Iracheta-Hernández P,  et al
Ann Hepatol
. 2014 May-Jun;13(3):337-42.

Abstract

Evaluation of Performance of the OraQuick(R) HCV Rapid Antibody Test for Screening Exposed Patients in a Hepatitis C Outbreak Investigation.
Gao F, Talbot EA, Loring CH, et al
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Apr 30.
Abstract

HCV RNA quantification with different assays: implications for protease inhibitor-based response-guided therapy.
Fevery B, Susser S, Lenz O,  et al
Antivir Ther. 2014 Feb 28.
Abstract

How to Interpret Borderline HCV Antibody Test Results: A Comparative Study Investigating Four Different Anti-HCV Assays.
Maasoumy B, Bremer B, Raupach R,  et al
Viral Immunol. 2014 Feb;27(1):7-13
Abstract

Performance characteristics of the COBAS Ampliprep/COBAS Taqman v2.0 and the Abbott RealTime hepatitis C assays - implications for response guided therapy in genotype 1 infections.
Taylor N, Haschke-Becher E, Greil R, et al
Antivir Ther. 2014 Jan 16.

Abstract


Accuracy of a commercially available assay for HCV genotyping and subtyping in the clinical practice.
González V, Gomes-Fernandes M, Bascuńana E, et al
J Clin Virol. 2013 May 31
Abstract

The Cobas AmpliPrep/Cobas TaqMan HCV Test, version 2.0 Real-time PCR Assay Accurately Quantifies Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 4 RNA.
Chevaliez S, Bouvier-Alias M, Rodriguez C,  et al
J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jan 16.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Hepatitis C virus core antigen test in monitoring of dialysis patients.
Li Cavoli G, Zagarrigo C, Schillaci O,  et al
Hepat Res Treat. 2012;2012:832021
Paper

Importance of quick test for screening of former drug users.
Gojak R, Ferhatovic M, Bajramovic

N,Med Arh. 2012;66(3
Suppl 1):30-2.
Abstract

Performance of an antigen-antibody combined assay for hepatitis C virus testing without venipuncture.
Larrat S, Bourdon C, Baccard M,  et al

J Clin Virol
. 2012 Aug 14.
Abstract

Core antigen tests for hepatitis C virus: a meta-analysis.
Gu S, Liu J, Zhang H, Gu B,  et al

Mol Biol Rep
. 2012 Apr 29.
Abstract

HCV core antigen testing in HIV- and HBV-coinfected patients, and in HCV-infected patients on hemodialysis.
Mederacke I, Potthoff A, Meyer-Olson D, et al
J Clin Virol. 2011 Dec 14
Abstract

Comparison of a newly developed automated and quantitative hepatitis C virus (HCV) core antigen test with the HCV RNA assay for the clinical usefulness of confirming anti-HCV results.
Kesli R, Polat H, Terzi Y, et al

J Clin Microbiol
. 2011 Sep 21
Abstract

Comparison of a newly developed automated and quantitative hepatitis C virus (HCV) core antigen test with the HCV RNA assay for the clinical usefulness of confirming anti-HCV results.
Kesli R, Polat H, Terzi Y, et al
J Clin Microbiol
. 2011 Sep 21.
Abstract

Utility of a commercial quantitative hepatitis C virus core antigen assay in a diagnostic laboratory setting.
Ergünay K, Sener B, Alp A,  et al
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
. 2011 Aug;70(4):486-91.
Abstract

Performance characteristics of a combined hepatitis C virus core antigen and anti-hepatitis C virus antibody test in different patient groups.
Yang JF, Lin YY, Hsieh MH,  et al
Kaohsiung J Med Sci
. 2011 Jul;27(7):258-
Abstract


The assessment of serum HCV RNA 12 weeks after the end of treatment using TaqMan PCR is less relevant than after 24 weeks for predicting SVR.
Kanda T, Imazeki F, Wu S, Nakamoto S, Yokosuka O.
Hepatology. 2011 Jul 2.
Abstract

Abbott RealTime PCR assay is useful for evaluating virological response to antiviral treatment for chronic hepatitis C.
Ikezaki H, Furusyo N, Ihara T, et al

J Infect Chemother
. 2011 Apr 29
Abstract

Distinguishing Acute from Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection Based on Antibody Reactivities to Specific HCV Structural and Non-structural Proteins.
Araujo AC, Astrakhantseva IV, Fields HA, Kamili S.
J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Nov 17
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Excellent superiority and specificity of COBAS TaqMan HCV assay in an early viral kinetic change during pegylated interferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin
treatment.

Ogawa E, Furusyo N, Toyoda K,  et al
BMC Gastroenterol
. 2010 Apr 16;10(1):38
Paper

Evaluation of a rapid, point-of-care test device for the diagnosis of hepatitis C infection.
Lee SR, Yearwood GD, Guillon GB, et al
J Clin Virol
. 2010 Mar 31.
Abstract

 

Virologic Tests
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Analytical and clinical performance of the Hologic Aptima HCV Quant Dx Assay for the quantification of HCV RNA in plasma samples.
Schřnning K, Pedersen MS, Johansen K,  et al  
J Virol Methods. 2017 Jul 18.
Abstract

Evaluation of the Abbott RealTime HCV genotype II plus RUO (PLUS) assay with reference to core and NS5B sequencing.
Mallory MA, Lucic D, Ebbert MT, et al
J Clin Virol. 2017 Mar 9;90:26-31
Abstract

A European multicentre study on the comparison of HCV viral loads between VERIS HCV assay and COBAS® TaqMan® HCV Test and RealTime HCV Assay.
Braun P, Drago M, Fanti D, et al
J Clin Virol
.
2017 Mar 9;90:18-25

Abstract

Point -of -care testing (POCT) in molecular diagnostics: Performance evaluation of GeneXpert HCV RNA test in diagnosing and monitoring of HCV infection.
Gupta E, Agarwala P, Kumar G, et al
J Clin Virol. 2017 Jan 29;88:46-51.
Abstract

Multicenter comparison study of both analytical and clinical performance across 4 Roche HCV RNA assays utilizing different platforms
Vermehren J, Stelzl E, Maasoumy B, et al
J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Jan 25.
Abstract

A European Multicentre Study on the Analytical Performance of the DxN VERIS System HCV Assay.
Braun P, Delgado R, Drago M, .et al
J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Feb 1.

Abstract

Comparison of Abbott RealTime genotype II, GeneMatrix restriction fragment mass polymorphism, and Sysmex HISCL HCV Gr assays for hepatitis C virus genotyping.
Han MS, Park Y, Kim HS.
Clin Chem Lab Med. 2017 Jan 11.
Abstract

A Simple PCR-RFLP Method for Genotyping of IFNL4 rs368234815 Polymorphism in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C.
Pouryasin M, Sharafi H, Behnava B, et al
Lab Med
. 2017 Jan 4.
Abstract

Differences between quantification of genotype 3 hepatitis C virus RNA by Versions 1.0 and 2.0 of the COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV Test.
Pierce VM, Eversley JS, Tran TK, Rosenberg ES.
Clin Chem Lab Med. 2016 Dec 19.
Abstract

Assessment of a novel automatic real-time PCR assay on the Cobas4800 analyzer as a screening platform for HCV genotyping in clinical practice: comparison with massive sequencing.
Nieto-Aponte L, Quer J, Ruiz-Ripa A,  et al
JClin Microbiol
. 2016 Dec 7. pii: JCM.01960-16.
Abstract

6 HCV Genotyping 9G Test and its Comparison with VERSANT HCV Genotype 2.0 Assay (LiPA) for the Hepatitis C Virus Genotyping.
Chantratita W, Song KS, GunHo C,  et al  
J Virol Methods. 2016 Oct 25. 
Abstract

A simple real-time polymerase chain reaction assay using SYBR Green for hepatitis C virus genotyping.
Zaghloul H, El Morsi AA, Soweha HE,
Arch Virol. 2016 Sep 23
Abstract

Comparison of Three Different Hepatitis C Virus Genotyping Methods: 5'NCR PCR-RFLP, Core Type-Specific PCR, and NS5b Sequencing in a Tertiary Care Hospital in South India.
Daniel HD, David J, Raghuraman S, et al
J Clin Lab Anal
. 2016 Sep 1
Abstract

FULL=TEXT ARTICLE
Development of a rapid phenotypic test for HCV protease inhibitors with potential use in clinical decisions.
Pessoa LS, Vidal LL, Costa EC, .
Genet Mol Biol. 2016 Jul-Sep;39(3):358-64

Paper

Evaluation of performances of VERSANT HCV RNA 1.0 assay (kPCR) and Roche COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV test v2.0 at low level viremia
Mazzuti L, Lozzi MA, Riva E, et al
New Microbiol. 2016 Jun 10;39(3).
Abstract

A UHPLC-MS/MS method for the quantification of direct antiviral agents simeprevir, daclatasvir, ledipasvir, sofosbuvir/GS-331007, dasabuvir, ombitasvir and paritaprevir, together with ritonavir, in human plasma.
Ariaudo A, Favata F, De Nicolň A. et al
J Pharm Biomed Anal
. 2016 Jun 5;125:369-75.
Abstract.

High-resolution melting combines with Bayes discriminant analysis: a novel hepatitis C virus genotyping method.
Wu D, Fu X, Wen Y, et al
Clin Exp Med
. 2016 May 13
Abstract

Performance characteristics of the VERSANT hepatitis C virus RNA 1.0 (kPCR) assay.
Grüner N, Viazov S, Korn K,  et al
Int J Med Microbiol
. 2015 Aug 21.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Real-Time PCR Assays for the Quantification of HCV RNA: Concordance, Discrepancies and Implications for Response Guided Therapy.
Strassl R, Rutter K, Stättermayer AF,  et al
PLoS One. 2015 Aug 14;10(8):e0135963.
Paper

Interferon Lambda 3 and 4 Genotyping Using High-Resolution Melt Curve Analysis Suitable for Multiple Clinical Sample Types.
Lamoury FM, Bartlett S, Jacka B,  et al
J Mol Diagn
. 2015 Jul 3.

Abstract

Discrepancy diagnostic results using two genotyping methods in a chronic hepatitis C patient in serogroup 1.
Ishikawa T, Abe S, Kojima Y,  et al
Hepatol Res
. 2015 May 23.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Hepatitis C polymerase chain reaction testing by GPs.
Bailey S, Scalley B, Gilles M.
Aust Fam Physician
. 2015;44(1):69-70.
.
Paper

Utility of routine real time quantitative PCR monitoring of HCV infection in haemodialysis patients.
Datta S, Goel N, Wattal C.  
Indian J Med Microbiol
. 2015 Feb;33 Suppl:S106-11.
Abstract

Performance Comparison of the Versant HCV Genotype 2.0 Assay (LiPA) and the Abbott Realtime HCV Genotype II for Detecting Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 6.
Yang R, Cong X, Du S,  et al
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Aug 6.
Abstract

A reliable multiplex genotyping assay for HCV using a suspension bead array.
Yang YC, Wang DY, Cheng HF,  et al
Microb Biotechnol
. 2014 Jul 10.
Abstract

Development of a multiplex phenotypic cell-based high throughput screening assay to identify novel hepatitis C virus antivirals.
Kim HY, Li X, Jones CT,  et al
Antiviral Res. 2013 May 6.
Abstract

Performance evaluation of the new Roche COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV Test, v2.0 for the detection and quantification of HCV RNA.
Pas S, Molenkamp R, Schinkel J,  et al
J Clin Microbiol
. 2012 Nov 14
Abstract

Clinical utility of the ARCHITECT HCV Ag assay for early treatment monitoring in patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection.Vermehren J,
Susser S, Berger A .  
J Clin Virol. 2012 Sep;55(1):17-22
Abstract

Performance of the Abbott RealTime HCV Genotype II RUO Assay.
Shinol RC, Gale HB, Kan VL.

J Clin Microbiol
. 2012 Sep;50(9):3099-101
Abstract

The use of real-time PCR to detect hepatitis C virus RNA in dried blood spots from Brazilian patients infected chronically.
Santos C, Reis A, Dos Santos CV,  et al
J Virol Methods. 2011 Jun 24.
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus RNA assays: current and emerging technologies and their clinical applications.
Al Olaby RR, Azzazy HM.

Expert Rev Mol Diagn
. 2011 Jan;11(1):53-64.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Quantitative analysis of interferon alpha receptor subunit 1 and suppressor of cytokine signaling 1 gene transcription in blood cells of patients with chronic hepatitis C.
Sedeno-Monge V, Santos-Lopez G, Rocha-Gracia RC,  et al 
Virol J
. 2010 Sep 18;7(1):243.
Paper

Performance evaluation of the Abbott RealTime HCV Genotype II for hepatitis C
virus genotyping.
Sohn YH, Ko SY, Kim MH, Oh HB.
Clin Chem Lab Med
. 2010 Feb 4
Abstract

Viral RNA Testing in Hepatitis C Antibody-Positive Veterans.
Rongey CA, Kanwal F, Hoang T, Gifford AL, Asch SM.
Am J Prev Med. 2009 Jan 20
Abstract


Serum Titer
       

   Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
FibroSURE and FibroScan in relation to treatment response in chronic hepatitis C virus.
Patel K, Friedrich-Rust M, Lurie Y, Grigorescu M, et al

World J Gastroenterol
. 2011 Nov 7;17(41):4581-9.
Paper

Serum levels of hepatitis C virus core antigen as a marker of infection and response to therapy.
Soffredini R, Rumi MG, Parravicini ML, et al
Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Sep;99(9):1738-43.
Abstract


Rapid Diagnostics
       

   Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Implementation of rapid HIV and HCV testing within harm reduction programmes for people who inject drugs: a pilot study.
Fernŕndez-López L, Folch C, Majó X, et al   
AIDS Care
. 2016 Mar 23:1-5.
Abstract

A Method for Rapid Detection and Genotype-Identification of Hepatitis C virus 1-6 by One-Step Reverse Transcription Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification.
Nyan DC, Swinson KL.
Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 11.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
The Usefulness of Defining Rapid Virological Response by a Very Sensitive Assay (TMA) during Treatment of HCV Genotype 2/3 Infection.
Dalgard O, Martinot-Peignoux M, Verbaan H,  et al
PLoS One. 2015 Aug 28;10(8):e0120866.
Paper

Comparison of Rapid Point-of-Care Tests for Detection of Antibodies to Hepatitis C Virus.
Fisher DG, Hess KL, Erlyana E, et al
Open Forum Infect Dis
. 2015 Jul 7;2(3):ofv101.
Abstract

A pilot study of rapid hepatitis C virus testing in the Rhode Island Department of Corrections.
Beckwith CG, Kurth AE, Bazerman LB, et al
J Public Health (Oxf)
. 2015 Mar
Abstract

Application of a high-resolution melting technique for the rapid detection of partial replacement of HCV-1b by HCV-1a after PEG-IFNα/RBV therapy.
Holysz M, Bialas K, Migdalski P,  et al
J Appl Genet
. 2014 Nov 8.
Abstract

Cost-effectiveness of rapid HCV testing and simultaneous rapid HCV and HIV testing in substance abuse treatment programs.
Schackman BR, Leff JA, Barter DM,  et al
Addiction. 2014 Oct 8.
Abstract

FULL TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Preference, acceptability and implications of the rapid hepatitis C screening test among high-risk young people who inject drugs
Hayes B, Briceno A, Asher A,
 et al
BMC Public Health. 2014 Jun 25
Paper

Accuracy of rapid oral HCV diagnostic test among a Saudi sample.
Ibrahim S, Al Attas SA, Mansour GA,  et al
Clin Oral Investig
. 2014 May 21
Abstract

A rapid, low-cost quantitative diagnostic method for hepatitis C virus infection using capillary zone electrophoresis.
Attallah AM, Abdallah SO, El-Desouky MA, et al
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Nov 20
Abstract

Cost and time savings from a rapid access model of care using transient elastography to screen and triage patients with chronic Hepatitis C infection.
Whitty JA, Tallis C, Nguyen KH,  et al
J Med Econ. 2013 Nov 19

Abstract

Evaluation of a new rapid test kit to detect hepatitis C virus infection.
Kim MH, Kang SY, Lee WI.
J Virol Methods
. 2013 Jul 17
Abstract

Evaluation of a rapid on-site anti-HCV test as a screening tool for hepatitis C virus infection.
Kant J, Möller B, Heyne R, et al
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Dec 3
Abstract

Rapid diagnostic HCV antibody assays.
Smith BD, Jewett A, Drobeniuc J, Kamili S.
Antivir Ther
. 2012;17(7 Pt B):1409-13

Abstract

A novel double antibody sandwich-lateral flow immunoassay for the rapid and simple detection of hepatitis C virus.
Xiang T, Jiang Z, Zheng J, et al

Int J Mol Med
. 2012 Sep 6.
Abstract
 


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