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viral count danger

Jul 9, 2005

my hcv ab w/Rflx to RIBA is 59.2 (high) my HCV QuantaSure Plus (Non-Graph) 1,135,850 they have not told me what strain it is? how do i find that, and how important is it? i am a 19 yr. old in perfect health, didn't know i had this, from birth, as my mother has it.

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HCV strain or commonly refered to as genotype is important to know. It absolutely makes a difference, as different genotypes respond quite differently to HCV treatment.

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