TABLE 1.

Stability of rQβ at 4°C

Time (days)OD value for CIC-HCV RT-PCR assayaExpt cutoff OD value
01.7000.100
202.7000.060
272.9000.100
422.0000.080
642.9000.120
1252.4000.130
3391.1000.060
3620.9000.300
3761.4000.060
4101.4000.300
4522.9000.240
  • a Results are expressed as OD values after colorimetric detection with the VQB02 probe.