|hep c tet results
Apr 26, 2013
dr. mc govern or dr. taylor can you tell me what these results mean - HEP C RNA IU - 226707 HI HEP C RNA (log-10) 5.36 HI HEP C RNA IU 226,707 HI <43 IU/ml - previous result 118,528 HI 3/16/12
HEP C RNA (log-10) 5.36 HI <1.63 log-10 - previous result 5.07 HI 3/16/12
are these numbers considered low as i have alredy done the treatment several years ago without the incivick. am i a candidate for the new treatment and should i be pushing for it now based on my test results or can i wait? i look forward to hearing from you.
Response from Dr. Taylor
You have chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Either you were cured with your prior treatment and got re-infected, or you were not cured with your first treatment.
The LEVEL of hepatitis C virus in your blood does NOT correlate with hepatitis C virus severity. Talk with your doctor about the status of your hep C, about how much scarring there is in your liver. This will help you decide about the timing of getting treated again. You should at some point get re-treated and aim to get cured. All best!
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