Jun 11, 2013
Dear Dr. Lynn,
after having pain in liver during 3 months and receiving 3 HBsAg negative results, I went to my physician and asked her to prescribe me extended tests for hepatitis (it seems I should find another physician :( ). Could you please help me to interpret the results and advise me what to do next?
anti HAV total - pozitive
HBsAg - negative anti HBc total - pozitiv anti HBc IgM - negative anti HBs - 207 ref. < 10
anti HCV - < 0,04 ref. < 0,90 anti HCV - negative
Response from Dr. Taylor
You do not appear to have hepatitis C. However if you could have been infected with hepatitis C recently, the anti HCV test may not be positive yet and you should have it repeated in 3-6 months.
low HCV count?
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