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The Eastern Pathology Alliance to offer Hepatitis C testing services to the wider NHS capitalising on next generation sequencing technology

First and only laboratory in the UK to use equipment from Vela Diagnostics New testing process delivers huge patient benefits in terms of speed, accuracy and reliability yet with costs significantly reduced August 12, 2019 – The Eastern Pathology Alliance (EPA) announces today that it is to offer Hepatitis C genotyping testing to the wider… Read More »

What is a 4th generation HIV test?

Fourth-generation HIV tests can detect both HIV antibodies and p24 antigens, whereas older versions only check for antibodies. This means the newer tests can provide a quicker diagnosis than the previous ones. Many clinics and healthcare providers offer free HIV testing. The process is straightforward, and it usually involves taking a small sample of blood,… Read More »