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SAN FRANCISCO (360Dx) – Researchers at the University of British Columbia's Center for Excellence have developed a next-generation sequencing-based hepatitis C virus test to identify variants that confer resistance to drugs. The NGS test will also serve to genotype the virus, replacing PCR, hybridization, and Sanger-based tests that were not as broad, or did not have as high resolution as NGS.

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