|HCV Viral Load
Nov 15, 2008
Recent Blood work showed a viral count of 2080000 Test name HCV,RNA,qn,RealTime PCR Also Alpha-Fetoprotein, Tumor Marker 14.80 Please explain these results if you can.Thank you R.R.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
It is likely you have chronic HCV infection and your HCV viral load is about average. You have a slightly elevated AFP level, and this could be associated with liver inflammation or liver cancer caused by HCV. You need to be evaluated by a liver specialist.
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