have i cleared hep c
Sep 14, 2008
i tested posittive for hep c antibody..however my followup blood work (rna)came back less than 5. and no genoype was found? have i cleared naturally or does less than 5 mean it's still lerking in my blood if so should'nt a genotype register? thanks in advance.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
It is likely you may have cleared the infection. A genotype test would not be able to be performed unless there was a detectable viral load.
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