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HCV Lab reports
Oct 11, 2004

sir, i want to ask, that i month go i was tested for HCV (PCR BY Quan AND qual) the Pcr qual result was "HCV Detected" and the "Viral Load was 2,50000" and at the same time "HVC Genotyping "was performed from another lab and the result was "HCV GENOTYPE NOT TYPEBLE" and after these reports i was tested for PCR agian and at that time result was "HVC NOT DETECTED", tell if previous report of PCR was not correct and ur comments. Shabana

Response from Dr. Dieterich

May have been a false positive reading with the genotype not typeable. However I would repeat it a third time and make sure the test is the quantitative PCR. Good luck! DTD

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