Comparative sensitivity of HBV NATs and HBsAg assays for detection of acute HBV infection
Article first published online: 21 MAY 2003
Volume 43, Issue 6, pages 788–798, June 2003
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Biswas, R., Tabor, E., Hsia, C., Wright, David J., Laycock, Megan E., Fiebig, Eberhard W., Peddada, L., Smith, R., Schreiber, George B., Epstein, Jay S., Nemo, George J. and Busch, Michael P. (2003), Comparative sensitivity of HBV NATs and HBsAg assays for detection of acute HBV infection. Transfusion, 43: 788–798. doi: 10.1046/j.1537-2995.2003.00424.x
GSC = Genetic Systems Corporation; SC = seroconversion; S/CO = signal-to-cutoff; WB = whole blood; WP = window period.
This work was supported in part by the FDA and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study (REDS), under the auspices of the REDS NAT Study Group. BioClinical Partners contributed HBV seroconversion panels and test manufacturers contributed reagents or performed assays at no charge to the study.
- Issue published online: 21 MAY 2003
- Article first published online: 21 MAY 2003
- Received for publication September 24, 2002; revision received February 19, 2003, and accepted March 15, 2003.
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