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Acute Hepatitis Panel

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Hepatitis Panel, Acute W/Reflex

I went to the doctor yesterday for my blood work results and he told me that I tested positive for Hepatitis C. I was tested by the Hepatitis Panel, Acute w/reflex. The lab work says that the Hepatitis C Antibody is reactive with a signal to cut-off...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You need one of the confirmatory tests you describe to determine true positivity and not think about the performance of the screening test.... Read more »

Acute Hepatitis B

Hello.My husband was diagnosed with Acute Hepatitis B, and was told that this was contracted fairly... Read more »

hep b panel& hbvdna interpretation

HBsAG 3767.000 reactive Anti HBs <2.00 non reactive HBeAg 0.163 non reactive Anti HBe 0.639... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alarming Incidence of Hepatitis C Virus Re-Infection After Treatment of Sexually Acquired Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection in HIV-Infected MSM

The seroprevalence of sexually transmitted HCV among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam is stabilizing, recent data show. Little is known, however, about the incidence of HCV re-infection in MSM who have cleared HCV. In the current study, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Panel Backs Experimental Merck Hepatitis Drug

A Food and Drug Administration panel on Wednesday unanimously approved the first of two hepatitis C treatments being considered during a two-day meeting on antiviral drugs. By an 18-0 vote, FDA's expert National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

Liver Function Tests Viral Load Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Incidence of Acute Hepatitis C Highest in Kentucky

This article was reported by Family Practice News . Family Practice News reported that Kentucky has the highest rate of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the nation, according to CDC. The state recorded 3.2 HCV cases per 100,000... Read more »
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South African AIDS Panel Report

Posted by Anonymous
Click to view the South African AIDS Panel Report

The South African government is currently confronted with the challenge of responding to the growing AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) epidemic. The governments response has been... Read more »

For those nervous about Acute HIV symptoms/afraid to get tested

Posted by thestranger, 1 Reply
Hi guys,
just wanted to share my story for those who are afraid they have gotten HIV or who think they might be experiencing ARS. A couple months back, I had an protected encounter with a woman of unknown HIV status, and three weeks after the... Read more »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi all and thanks for reading!

I am a 31 y/o light skinned black female. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend (38 y/o) of 3 months a little over a month ago. At this time I also had my regular localized minor acne episode on my face and I picked... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker


Introduction

Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »