Serological and molecular testing in viral hepatitis: An update

S. R. Weston, P. Martin

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The routine serological diagnoses of the three major forms of viral hepatitis - A, B and C - as well as delta hepatitis, are important in the evaluation of acute and chronic viral hepatitis. Increasingly, molecular virology is also being used to evaluate patients with chronic hepatitis C, with genotype and viral load testing to plan therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-184
Number of pages8
JournalCanadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Hepatitis
  • Viral hepatitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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