First Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Diagnostic to be Prequalified by WHO

The Wold Health Organisation (WHO) has just prequalified its first hepatitis C virus (HCV) rapid diagnostic test. Thos test, is aimed to assist in the diagnosis of HCV in low- and middle-income countries and improve access to treatment.

The acceptance of this test comes at a time when direct acting antivirals (DAAs), new and highly effective medicines for HCV, are starting to become affordable for low- and middle-income countries.

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Published on 6. December 2016 in News EU