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lab test results

Feb 3, 2008

i just had my blood work done and i;m reading the report ..i have hep c.. but it was a dormant case.. now the doc is telling me its awake.. is it?and is it high the numbers.. HCV RNA QN PCR-468000 H <50 IU/ML> HCV RNA QN PCR- 5.67 H <1.70 LOG IU/ML>

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Yes, it appears you have chronic active HCV infection. Although it appears like a big number, that viral load is relatively low for HCV.

Starting meds based on recent labs.
Progress or regress?

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