Viral Hepatitis and Bloodborne Pathogens Section

Laboratory Details

Division:
Viral Diseases
Address:
1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3E 3R2
Phone:
(204) 789-6061; HCV (204) 789-5063
Fax:
(204) 789-2082
Description:

The mandate of the Viral Hepatitis and Bloodborne Pathogens Section is to contribute to the monitoring, control and prevention of hepatitis infection through its activities in the area of reference services, surveillance, research and quality assurance. This laboratory also provides reference services for Parvovirus B19 and HHV-8.   The laboratory has initiated, and is continuing to enhance, a laboratory and strain identification protocol for HAV, HBV and HCV outbreak investigations.  Research interests for the section include the understanding of viral pathogenesis and prevalence and the development of potential new vaccines.

Proficiency Panels

Proficiency Panel Reports

Requisition Form

Reference Diagnostic Tests

Reference Diagnostic Tests
Pathogen Test Category Reference Diagnostic Test
Hepatitis A virus (HAV) Genotyping Genotyping by RT-PCR
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Serology Anti-HBs Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection of Hepatitis B virus Precore/ Basal Core Promoter Mutants
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Serology HBsAg Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by PCR
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection of Drug Resistant Mutants
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Genotyping Genotyping by PCR
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Serology HBe Antigen Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Molecular Quantification Viral Load Quantification
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection of Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen Mutants
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Serology Anti-HBc Total (IgG/IgM) Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Serology Anti-HBe Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by RT-PCR
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Genotyping Genotyping by RT-PCR
Hepatitis Delta virus (HDV) Molecular Quantification Viral Load Quantification
Hepatitis Delta virus (HDV) Genotyping Genotyping by RT-PCR
Hepatitis Delta virus (HDV) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by RT-PCR
Hepatitis Delta virus (HDV) Serology Anti-HDV Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) Molecular Quantification Viral Load Quantification
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) Serology Anti-HEV – IgM Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) Serology Anti-HEV – IgG Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) Genotyping Genotyping by RT-PCR
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by RT-PCR
Human Herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by PCR
Human Herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) Serology Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) – IgG
Parvovirus B19 Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by PCR