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Nov 18, 2007


Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

In August 2005 I had a HBVDNA on an inhouse Teqman PCR which detected <100 IU/ml. Recently I had a HBVDNA Roche test which detected 287 IU/ml.

Is this an increase or a result of using different tests (are the tests different?). Is this increase something that should concern me, or is a minor fluctuation normal?

My other results are normal except Bilirubin which has a range of 0-16, but I tested 22.



Response from Dr. McGovern

this looks like a minor variation of low to no detectable virus. I would follow this up to be certain it stays low to non-detectable.

Viral load & genotype 1a
is this a cure for hep c

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