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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Testing Section

Laboratory Details

Sexually Transmitted and Bloodborne Infections
1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3E 3R2
Phone #:
(204) 789-5063
(204) 789-2018

The mandate of the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Testing Section is to provide state-of the art, reference-level services, in order to fulfill the ultimate goal of national and global HCV elimination. The section makes available several support platforms including: molecular detection, genotyping, virus drug resistance and patient-to-patient transmission analysis. In collaboration with other groups at the NML, the laboratory employs high-resolution next generation sequencing and proteomic platforms with active research interests in virus replication and vaccine development.

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Reference Diagnostic Tests
PathogenTest CategoryReference Diagnostic Test
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by RT-PCR
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Susceptibility Testing Resistance Testing by RT-PCR, Next Generation Sequencing and Mutation Database Analysis
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Genotyping Genotyping