|HEP C Quivocal Result
Apr 30, 2011
Before the test (Present day), my last sexual ecounter would have been 6-7 months ago. Also, I can think of no situations where I would have come close to having direct contact with someone who may had possibly been infected. I live a clean, drug- free lifestyle and I am quite confused by this result. As stated above, my last sexual encounter was probably just about 7 months prior to the testing and it was protected sexual contact, before this (Years), I had engaged in un-protected sex but very few times (Was a few years younger, made the mistake).
I am going in for a secondary test very soon as recommended.
With your expert knowledge on this topic/ condition, should I be concerned? Is the Equivocal result really just a "I'm not sure" or does it lean towards positive result? The only possibility for infection would had been from 7 months prior.
Thank you for your time.
Response from Dr. McGovern
With your history, I would not be concerned.
I would do a RIBA as a confirmatory test. This will settle the issue once and for all. I strongly suspect it will be negative.
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