Indication - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
Antibodies to hepatitis C virus (HCV) (anti-HCV)
Facility level:
Assay formats
Status history
First added in 2018
Changed in 2020
Purpose type
Screening, Aid to diagnosis
To screen for HCV infection, and to aid in the diagnosis of viraemic HCV infection: infants > 18 months of age, children, adolescents and adults
Specimen types
Capillary whole blood, Venous whole blood, Plasma, Serum
WHO prequalified or recommended products
WHO supporting documents
ICD11 code: 1E51.1

Summary of SAGE IVD recommendation


Details of submission from 2020

The inclusion of this entry was based on WHO guidelines and technical reports that include recommendations for the appropriate IVDs.