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HCV Hiding
Mar 7, 2002

Are there any conditions where HCV can hide and not be detected? For instance at 3 months after a known exposure could you be RIBA negative, HCV Quan and Qual negative and still have Hepatitis C

Response from Dr. Fried

By three months after an exposure, the HCV PCR tests should be positive if infection is present. The person that you describe does not have HCV.

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