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positive for hepc antibodies
Apr 6, 2008

If I tested pos. for Hep.c antibodies,would I have been told that I needed further medical attention if I had a chronic infection? The medical care giver only said I had the antiboby,they never said I should seek further treatment and none was offered,should I be seeking further medical attention?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Yes - if you are at low risk, you should have a confirmatory RIBA test. If you are at risk, you should have testing of liver function tests and HCV RNA to see if the infection is still in your system.

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