VS_T field

Containing table:
Explanation of variable:
IF AVAILABLE, type of ASSAY used for this measurement
Format of data:
character. see coding table for valid codings.

Coding Table

CodeViral test used
1Roche qualitative (Amplicor) [HCV and HBV]
2Roche quantitative test for HBV (Cobas Amplicor HBV monitor)
3Bayer Bdna quantitative [HCV]
4Bayer Bdna quantitative [HBV]
5Roche Taqman
6Abbott Real Time [HCV and HBV]
7Siemens VERSANT [HCV and HBV] DNA (bNA)
8Quiagen artus [HCV and HBV] PCR kit