Table 2.

Resolution of specimens with discordant results obtained by HCV core antigen assay and by AMPLICOR HCV test

TestSample no.
4697683
AMPLICOR HCV test+++
AMPLICOR Monitor test (k copies/ml)<1.0<1.0<1.0<1.0
HCV core antigen (mU/ml)1.31<0.5<0.5<0.5
ALT (U/liter)2732628
In-house RT-PCR++
HCV genotype1aN.D.a
RIBA 3+++/−+
 C100p4+1++/−
 C33C4+4+4+
 C22P4+1+
 NS5+/−4+4++/−
  • a N.D., not determined.