Bosphore® kits are designed and optimized considering the criterions such as high sensitivity, specificity and the ability to detect all known genotypes in order to give a total reliable systems and are available to the end-users/customers with the guarantee and assurance of CE-IVD marking.
• Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a hepacivirus of the Flaviviridae family of viruses that causes Hepatitis C in humans. It is a small, enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus divided among six main genotypes with more than one hundred different subtypes.
• Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the smallest enveloped double-stranded DNA virus that is part of the Hepadnaviridae family. The replication process of HBV that takes place in liver is unique among animal DNA viruses where herein, reverse transcription is involved. It destroys the liver and causes diseases such as cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. There are 8 distinctly classified genotypes of hepatitis B virus and further recognized subgenotypes.