Table 1.

The results obtained with anti-HCV antibody-positive sera by the HCV core antigen assay and the AMPLICOR HCV test

AMPLICOR HCV test resultNo. of serum samples with HCV core antigen assay resultCorrelation (%)
PositiveNegative
Qualitative test
 Positive563
94.5
 Negative113
Monitor test
 Positive540
95.9
 Negative316