Table 1.

Detection of HCV RNA with both Cobas assays in series of diluted specimens

HCV genotypeLast positive dilutiona (−log)
CA v1.0CA v2.0
1b4.06.0
1a4.06.0
1b5.06.0
33.04.8
1b3.04.9
31.42.8
31.42.8
40.43.3
2a/c0.953.3
  • a Series of diluted specimens were tested until the HCV RNA signal was negative within each assay. The last dilution found positive is given in the table (log).