Hepatitis E VirClia – fully automated solution for Hepatitis E serology

Last updated: 24th July, 2020

A fully automated solution for Hepatitis E serology with the VirClia® instruments will allow obtaining results on the same day the sample is collected and avoid batch testing.

A fully automated solution for Hepatitis E serology

  • Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the most common cause of acute hepatitis in the world.
  • Every year, there are an estimated 20 million HEV infections worldwide, leading to an estimated 3.3 million symptomatic cases of hepatitis E
  • WHO estimates that hepatitis E caused approximately 44 000 deaths in 2015 (accounting for 3.3% of the mortality due to viral hepatitis).
  • The virus is transmitted via the fecal-oral route, principally via contaminated water
  • Hepatitis E is found worldwide, but the disease is most common in East and South Asia

Vircell offers a fully automated solution for Hepatitis E serology on the VirClia® instruments.

  • Hepatitis E IgG – view insert sheet here
  • Hepatitis E IgM – view insert sheet here

Main Features:

  • Monotest format with ready-to-use reagents
  • The simple and fully automated protocol
  • No need to batch samples
  • This assay (IgG) is now quantitative
  • Each monodotest includes a calibrator and negative control that enables the validation and interpretation of results for each sample
  • Pipetting of sample from primary sample tube

Please check regulatory status in your country.


A recent study in Madrid, Spain confirmed the Vircell Hepatitis E method is a reliable serological method for the screening of acute infection in HEV clinical specimens.  View the poster here.


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