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normal enzymes
Jun 11, 2004

hi I'm medical student interested hepatitis viral infection I'd like to know about :if some one caught hcv & or hbv infection with mild refliction over the liver evzym &no farther elevation in their level a year later ,a 4 years later he showed drop of the level of the enz. down to normal range 1- is it possible to have ahistologically active virus while normal enz. 2- if no ability to receive anti viral should hehave abiopsy 3- what is to be done to evaluate him thank you for your patient

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Yes a biopsy is the way to go. Normal enzymes don't mean anything! DTD

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