About the Authors

Paul Jülicher

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Software, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

paul.juelicher@abbott.com

Affiliation Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Abbott Diagnostics, Wiesbaden, Germany

Vladimir P. Chulanov

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Investigation, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Reference Center for Viral Hepatitis, Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia

Nikolay N. Pimenov

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Reference Center for Viral Hepatitis, Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Ekaterina Chirkova

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Reference Center for Viral Hepatitis, Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Anna Yankina

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Medical Communication, Abbott Diagnostics, Khimki, Russia, CIS, Moscow, Russia

Claudio Galli

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Supervision, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Global Medical & Scientific Affairs, Abbott Diagnostics, Rome, Italy

Competing Interests

PJ, CG, and AY are Abbott employees. EC has no competing interests to declare. VC has served as a speaker or advisor for AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead, Janssen, MSD and Novartis. He has received grant or research support from AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Janssen. NP has served as an advisor to Gilead. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.