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Jan Felix Drexler and his colleagues report that the 3'-X-tail element of the hepatitis C virus is highly conserved. By de novo sequencing, they characterized the tail and then they developed a prototype RT-PCR assay test to determine if this region could be used as a diagnostic target. The authors say the test was robust against genotype variation and precise in determining virus quantification.

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