Influence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes on HCV recombinant immunoblot assay patterns
Pawlotsky, J.M.; Roudot-Thoraval, F.; Pellet, C.; Aumont, P.; Darthuy, F.; Remire, J.; Duval, J.; Dhumeaux, D.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 33(5): 1357-1359
ISSN/ISBN: 0095-1137 PMID: 7542272 Accession: 008866857
Ninety-six patients with chronic hepatitis C were studied. A second-generation recombinant immunoblot assay detected anti-NS4 antibodies significantly more often in patients infected by hepatitis C virus genotype 1 than in patients infected by other types.