Comparison of a novel real-time PCR method (RTA) and artus RG for the quantification of HBV DNA and HCV RNA

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Aydogan S., Acikgoz Z., Gozalan A., Kirca F., Muderris T., Ozturk E.

Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, vol.11, no.7, pp.543-548, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.8363
  • Journal Name: Journal of Infection in Developing Countries
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.543-548
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare two manual isolation and real-time (RT) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) kits (RTA RT-PCR with RTA isolation kit and Artus RG RT-PCR with QIAamp isolation kit) for molecular diagnosis of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections.