Seminar #30B

Hepatitis C Core Antigen Testing for Diagnosis of Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Hosted by: Daktari Diagnostics

No invitations necessary; open to all conference registrants

Tuesday, 6 December
12:45-13:30
CTICC room location: 2.6

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians, laboratory professionals, scientists, program managers, implementation experts

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION:
As new highly effective Hepatitis C treatments become available and global disease elimination targets are set, we would like to discuss how simplifying and expanding access to testing for Hepatitis C infection could help us reach the goal of disease elimination.

SESSION LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
A better understanding of cAg technologies, how they compare to RNA technologies, and the possibilities for a simplified diagnostic algorithm for HCV in the future.

SESSION SPEAKERS:

  • Teri Roberts, Diagnostic Advisor, Medicines Sans Frontieres
  • Marta Fernandez Suarez, VP Assay R & D, Daktari Diagnostics