Apr 16, 2009
Doc McGovern, please answer my letter.. I am begging you to explain to me if what does it mean if the result of the test was HCV NON REACTIVE GRAY ZONE PV=0.94 COV 4.000. PLEASE ANSWER.. This is my 5th time of asking.. I hope I get the answer this time.. THANK YOU..
Response from Dr. McGovern
I recall answering this question - or one just like it - just recently. I have not seen a result reported as in the "grey zone" in our laboratory. However, if there was any question about a test result being "indeterminate" I would get a RIBA test, which is much more specific.
Hope this is helpful.
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