A new study1 published in Hepatology Communications, demonstrates that HBV test platforms are not interchangeable. If your HBV DNA assay amplifies RNA to measure viral loads, it could be overquantifying. This may lead to the mis-classification of treatment responses and unnecessary clinical interventions due to perceived treatment failure.
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Watch the video below to hear from a clinician who had experience with this situation.
Watch a video of Anna Maria Geretti, MD, PhD, FRCPath, Roche Expert Scientist, Professor of Virology & Infectious Diseases at the Institute of Infection & Global Health of the University of Liverpool, and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, where she discusses the consequences of over-quantification of HBV DNA viral loads on the treatment of her patients.
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1. Maasoumy, B., et al. (2020), Hepatol Commun, 4: 983-997