New Delhi: J Mitra – India’s leading IVD company, has announced the launch of their 4th generation Elisa-based HCV Test – the HCV Gen 4 Ag and Ab Microlisa.
The 4th Generation HCV Microlisa is an in-vitro qualitative enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detecting HCV core antigen and antibodies against HCV (anti-HCVs) in human serum or plasma.
The kit is intended to screen blood donations to identify and eliminate the infected units of blood and for clinical diagnostic testing of Hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C is a type of viral infection that sometimes leads to severe liver damage and causes liver inflammation. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) spreads through contaminated blood.
Key features of the indigenously developed HCV Microlisa test kit are –
4th Generation (even more advanced than the existing 3rd generation kit)
Detection of HCV Core Antigen and Antibody to HCV Core, NS3, NS4, NS5 in human serum or plasma
Detects all 11 HCV Genotypes
User friendly with total test time being 150 mins
Long shelf life of 24 months at 2-8° C
100 % Sensitivity – 100 % Specificity (evaluated by NIB, GOI)