|what i my viral load
May 5, 2013
I live in Canada I got my first viral load test done it says hep c detected 93.8 and the doctor doesn't know what it means please help me know the answer my alt and gamma are 36 and 49 and 120 copies they said
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Hmmm. It is hard to know what that value means. HCV viral load is usually expressed in international units (IU) per milliliter or copies/mL, depending on the assay. In addition, the results could be expressed as log10 IU/mL. You need to have your doctor discuss with the lab what that value actually represents.
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