Hepatitis

Diagnosis is the First Step

When it comes to hepatitis, diagnosis is the first step in improving patient outcomes.

Global Lack of Awareness

The longer an individual is unaware of viral hepatitis infection, the more susceptible they are for a variety of health complications.
Uninformed Individuals
90 %
Of people with hepatitis B are unaware of their infection1
A Global Crisis
325
million
325 million people are living with viral
hepatitis B and C1
Knowledge Gap
81 %
Of people with hepatitis C are unaware of their infection1

What is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver which affects the ability to process nutrients, filter blood and fight infections. Hepatitis is commonly caused by a viral infection; other potential causes include heavy alcohol use, toxins and certain medical conditions.

Hepatitis

Access HCV Ab V3 Assay

The diagnosis of hepatitis C (HCV) infection relies on the detection of antibodies to HCV. Learn how the Access HCV Ab V3 assay can detect anti-HCV antibodies in human serum and plasma using the Access Immunoassay Systems.

References:
1.   World Hepatitis Day 2020. (2020). World Health Organization. https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-hepatitis-day/2020