Comparison of Qiagen and Iontek Hepatitis B Virus-DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction Quantitation Kits in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Infected with Hepatitis B Virus Genotype D


Arikan A., SAYAN M.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.26, no.1, pp.9-13, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2020.2019.0024
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-13

Abstract

Objectives: Hepatitis B virus (HBV)-DNA level is a good marker for viral replication and should be monitored at regular intervals in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB). The objective of this study is to compare the performance of Qiagen HBV-DNA kit with Iontek HBV-DNA kit and to determine the usability of Iontek.