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New Tools in HCV Diagnosis, in Light of the Enhanced Awareness and the New Drugs for Treatment: SMARTube and Stimmunology.

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Early diagnosis of HCV infection, a double challenge in a coinfection with HIV,enabled by using SMARTube(TM) HIV&HCV

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The challenges of hepatitis C diagnosis and the potential role of Stimmunology™ to address them
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The HIV Seronegative Window Period: Diagnostic Challenges and Solutions
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HIV Type 1 Infection among Ethiopian Immigrants to Israel: Enhanced in Vitro Antibody Stimulation for Estimating the Length of the Window Period
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