|Can I rest my case now; please help pregnant woman!
Jul 8, 2008
Thank you for the great job you are doing helping others on your freetime! You are a wonderful person!
Would you please tell me have I done enough testing. I had a low risk incidence but Im very worried since I just found out Im pregnant.
After exposure I had HCV-RNA (qualitative) and HCV antibody tests done at 6 weeks post exposure, both negative, AND same test set HCV-RNA and HCV antibody done at 12 weeks post exposure, both negative again.
Is this enough? Do you think that I can put this behind and concentrate on my baby from now on?
Thank you so much for your help!
| Response from Dr. McGovern
We usually test out to six months to be conservative; however, I will tell you that the vast majority of people with HCV develop antibodies at 12 weeks so I think you should feel comfortable and reassured by this news.
Best of luck to you and the baby...
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