With 170 million of a HCV-infected individuals Hepatitis C is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide. Often this is complicated with development of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. If an HCV infection is not treated or is ineffectively treated, hepatocellular function may deteriorate progressively.
The Genvinset® IL28B is a Real-Time PCR assay for detection of Real-Time PCR Assay for the detection of C and T polymorphisms near the IL28B gene (rs12979860). This assay features fast results in only 90 minutes, with clear and easy interpretation and results.
Determination of C/T diallelic system of the rs12979860 microsatellite is important for optimal therapeutic planning when treating for hepatitis C virus.
This assay is available in 48 tests size.