Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 10th, 2000
"The laboratory diagnosis of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is based mainly on serological assays," K.M. Weinberger and colleagues wrote ("Sensitive and accurate quantitation of hepatitis B virus DNA using a kinetic fluorescence detection system," Journal of Virological Methods, March 2000;85(1-2):75-82). "Yet the detection and quantitation of viral DNA is necessary when addressing directly the question of infectivity or when monitoring the viral load during therapy. Standard...
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