New lab process in B.C. simplifying the hepatitis C care cascadeAugust 17, 2020 • By Prof. Mel Krajden, Dr. Agatha Jassem and Dr. Sofia Bartlett
British Columbians can now be diagnosed with hepatitis C from a single blood test, saving time and money for both patients and the health care system. This is thanks to a new testing process introduced by the Public Health Laboratory at the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), known as hepatitis C (HCV) RNA reflex testing.