Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver caused by a variety of infectious viruses and some medications leading to a range of health problems, some of which can be fatal. It is most commonly caused by the hepatitis virus A, B, C, D, and E. Other causes include heavy alcohol use, certain medications, toxins, other infections, autoimmune diseases, and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). According to the WHO, there are approximately 325 million people worldwide suffering from hepatitis B and C, and approximately 1.4 million die per year.
The treatment for viral hepatitis depends on the type and stage of the infection. Therefore, pre-treatment diagnosis is necessary. Daan Gene’s Diagnostics Kits for Quantification of Hepatitis B/C Virus are intended for quantitative measurement of HBV/HCV DNA/RNA content in human serum or plasma sample, applicable to auxiliary diagnosis of hepatitis virus infection.