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February 8, 2017: TAG and partner organizations advocating for the rights of people affected by HIV and TB around the world encouraged the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to support the immediate introduction of the LAM test in all PEPFAR-funded…

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HCV Genotypes

February 2017 What are genotypes? A genotype is a way to put the hepatitis C virus (HCV) into categories based on similar genes. It’s important to know and understand HCV genotypes because different genotypes respond differently to medicines that treat…

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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Diagnostics Fact Sheet

What is screening? Screening looks to see whether someone might have a disease. For hepatitis C virus (HCV), screening means looking for antibodies instead of the virus. What are antibodies? Antibodies are Y-shaped proteins made by a person’s immune system.…

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