New test aims to help identify thousands in B.C. unknowingly living with hepatitis C

A new pilot project seeking to screen adult British Columbians is hoping to change the situation. Five London Drugs locations in the Lower Mainland are offering screening through a new $24 finger-prick test called OraQuick HCV that can turn results around in just 20 minutes. Dr. Alnoor Ramji, a hepatitis C specialist and clinical associate professor of medicine at UBC, said the program is designed to help identify people unknowingly living with the vir