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hep c conclusive?
Aug 21, 2011

Hi i had an open wound exposure to hep c in a car accident.At 10 weeks post exposure i had liver function test done,all was normal,13 weeks after the accident i had a pcr and anti body test done both were negative do i need to test again at 6 months?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Conservative guidelines suggest retesting in six months.

However, with a negative PCR and antibody test at 13 weeks, I would say that you should not be concerned any longer since the chance of acquiring HCV is extremely low.



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