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Hepatitis C
Aug 6, 2006

How long is Hepatitis C normally in the body before it will show up on any blood tests?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Once hepatitis C is in your blood it can be measured by HCV RNA testing. Antibody levels usually become positive soon after - the vast majority become positive by 3 months after infection.



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