Genotype for Hepatitis C
Aug 15, 2010
I have a friend who has a 350 viral load for hepatitis C. Her doctor told her that was too low to test for a genotype. How high does a viral load have to be in order to test for the genotype? Thank you.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
From a commercial lab standpoint that is probably true. Most labs won't do a genotype test unless the virus is over 1,000 or more.
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