|Mixed Lab results
Feb 13, 2002
I have a pretty confusing set of lab results. During a routine physical my HCV anti was positive. This was followed immediately by another HCV anti that was negative, a PCR Quan that was negative but a positive PCR Qual.
I now have a great liver specialist that retested two months later with the following:
HCV anti - neg RIBA - neg PCR Quan - not detected PCR Qual - not detected Cryo - Not detected ALT/AST - normal HIV anti - negative HIV PCR Quan - negative
My specialist says these results are 100 conclusive - retesting a 3rd time is not at all necessary or recommended - I should ignore the first tests and move on with my life.
I am hoping you agree?
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
I agree go on with your life and be careful! DTD
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