Nov 27, 2005
Is it true they they call (post-infection/post treatment) undetectable level of Hep C in the blood a Sustained Virologic Response (SVR)?. Do we know that this means the HCV virus is gone forever, or is monitoring still necessary?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
There is more and more information available that once someone attains a SVR (sustained virologic response) after treatment, that this is a durable response.
I would check once again at 18 months after treatment.
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