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Hep C results
Sep 29, 2004

Recently tested positive for HEP C and further bloodwork confirmed PCR NEGATIVE and RIBA INDETERMINATE B Surface Ab <3.0 mIu/ml

What are the chances that I have chronic HVC but at this moment in time the virus is undetectable? Is the PCR inaccurate?

Been advised to re-test in 6 months

Response from Dr. McGovern

I am suspcious that you are probably negative for hepatitis C with an indeterminate RIBA and no detectable virus. However, I do agree with retesting in a few months to get more information.

I suspect you have a false positive test. Dr. McGovern



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