Quick way to detect hepatitis C. the Test will appear in several medical institutions as early as next month. Its main advantage over existing analogues – the possibility of Express-diagnostics of the disease in 15 minutes. Now to the diagnosis of "hepatitis C" doctors need more time.
A drop of blood is placed on a special test strip with the reagents. The result reminds of the known to many a pregnancy test. If you see one red bar, so, the result is negative. If strips of two – it is impossible to exclude the presence of hepatitis C.
Another direction in medicine – the treatment of hepatitis C. Recently scientists have proposed a new regimen based on sofoluwe, olatawura and GS-9857. Within 12 weeks, patients had responded to treatment in 99% of cases. However, the medication was accompanied by serious side effects: nausea, headaches, diarrhea and sometimes fatigue.