Dec 20, 2011
hey doctor i have test of anti hcv value of it 15.52 and result is reactive.I just want to knew what is mean of it plz help me thanks
Response from Dr. McGovern
If you have risk factors for hepatitis C infection (eg, drug use, blood transfusion in the past) then you may have hepatitis C infection.
I would get a HCV RNA test to see if the infection is active and some liver function tests to see if your liver shows signs of irritation.
I would also get a hepatitis A and B vaccine to prevent any other hepatitis virus infections.
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