|Hep C Lab results???
Mar 6, 2005
I just received my results for HepC. Albumin = 4.1 Alkaline Phos. = 84 AST = 40 ALT = 69 Bilirubin, Direct = 0.06 total Bilirubin = 0.03 Protein Total = 8.2
Genotype = 1b -- Quantitation = 361000 unit: IU/ml
Is this good or really bad?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Given the HCV viral load being positive you are chronically infected with HCV. The rest of the numbers look relatively normal except for a slightly increased ALT, which is usually seen in people with HCV infection. You will need to talk further with the liver doctor about the specifics of your case.
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