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Hep C viral RNa
Oct 24, 2001

I have >1000000HCOPIES?ML and HCV,RNA,PCR,Quant is>600000 andALT is 60H .I have not been offered any type of treatment. Why are they waiting

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

I don't know.The levels of the alt and HCV PCR, does not correlate with the severity of the disease,and are not used to decide upon treatment.You need to have a liver biopsy to see the activity of the hepatitis, and the status of the liver,and if treatment is indicated now,or if you can wait.Discuss this with your doctor.

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