|HVC RNA QN PCR W/REFL TO GENOTYPING LIPA
Mar 2, 2013
I am confused about my lab result and my phy has not returned my call so do i have hep C and if so how bad ?? They took 11 vials of boood and everything else I understood NEG but this test i dont understand... I also had a Car scan of the abdomen with contract and iodine and everything looks great according to the tech.... HVC RNA QUANT REAL TIME RESULTS 3047651 UNITS IU//ML H <43 HVC QUANT REAL TIME LOG RESULTS 6.48 UNITS LOGIU/ML H <1.63 THE METHOD USED IN THIS TEST WS REALTIME PCR OF THE 5 UTR OF THE HCV GEOME...THE TEST WAS PREFORMED USING THE COBAS(R) taqmar (R) hcv test kit roche molecular system
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
You don't indicate why this HCV test was performed. However, the HCV viral load test is positive and indicates a result of 3.04 million international units (IU) per milliliter of blood. The other result of 6.48 logs is the same number expressed in a different mathematical way. The result indicates chronic infection with HCV and is about average in terms of copy number.
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