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Hep B and C tests
Apr 14, 2006

In 2003 my test results were TEST:Anti-HCV RESULT:positive, s/co ratio 3.9, TEST:Hepatitis B Core Total ANTIBODY RESULT:positive, TEST:Hepatitis B Surface ANTIGEN RESULT:negative In 2005 CUMULATIVE Tests were done, TEST:HEPATITIS A IGM ANTIBODY RESULT:NonReactive, TEST:Hepatitis B Viral DNA RESULTS:<160 copies/ml also, RESULTS: <100 IU/ml TEST:HCV RNA, PCR QN RESULTS: <50 IU/ml also, RESULTS: <1.70 LogIU/ml Each time I recieved a letter from Health Dept Epidemiologist telling me to get further tests, & physician follow up care. I don't have $880.80 to rerun tests I don't even understand. The last Dr did not explain them to me & gave me a list of herbs to try without even asking if I'm interested in herbal treatment. CAn you please help me understand these test results? Your time & help is much appreciated.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Those results indicate exposure to, but not chronic infection with HBV and HCV. No treatment would be indicated.



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