Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Are Hep C Test Results Confidential

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

TEST RESULTS FOR HEPATITIS C

On my results from my HCV RNA PCR Quant test the results show a figure of 5,116,472 and as far as a reference range it is <43. My doctor could not or would not tell me what this means He just referred me to gastroenteroligist
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 don't indicate why the test was obtained. It likely means you are chronically infected with HCV and that viral load is about average for a HCV viral load. Read more »

Inconsistent Hep C Test Results(help!)

I have been in a safe/monogomous relationship since July 2007 but before that I had an exposure... Read more »

Hep c blood test results

I got my tests back from blood work done .I know I have hep c but is it in need of treatment from... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Cal State-Long Beach Gets Grant to Study Faster HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis C Tests

...Center for Behavioral Research and Services. "Traditional testing for infectious diseases requires clients to return for their test results one or two weeks after providing a sample," said Fisher. "But there are many people who don't return to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

...liver damage caused by medications, heavy alcohol intake, viral hepatitis, toxic fumes or recreational drug use. Liver enzyme test results can be difficult to understand. People with serious liver damage sometimes have normal liver enzyme levels.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

... Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director of the viral hepatitis investigative Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada Approves Abbott Diagnostic Instrument, HIV-1 and Hepatitis C Tests

...Health Canada had approved the Abbott m2000, an automated molecular diagnostic instrument, and the Abbott RealTime HIV-1 and hepatitis C viral load tests. The tests were developed for use on the m2000 instrument, which is used to conduct genetic... Read more »
Connect With Others

Tested today for HIV and Hepatitis C

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...you guys think that's enough, or would you go back at exactly 26? I also paid that "ripoff 800 number" $89 to get a test for Hepatitis C. I want to cover all my bases. They should both let me know within 2-3 days. Please pray for me and keep... Read more »

testing info

Posted by Anonymous
...WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED? DO ANY TESTS WORK SOONER AFTER INFECTION? WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I TEST POSITIVE? CAN I KEEP THE TEST RESULTS CONFIDENTIAL? HOW ACCURATE ARE THE TESTS? THE BOTTOM LINE ... Read more »

Pinksters test results:

Posted by coby, 9 Replies
I told you I would let you know what came back and what he said so here it goes. Doc called at 6:00 tonight and all my tests were back, this is what he had to say. My EIA was negative, my Westergreen was normal, my cd4 is 1180 and my HSF was in the... Read more »

my latest and last test results!

Posted by notanonymous, 2 Replies
...probably closer to 7 since low-risk and 9 months since more high-risk possible exposure. HIV 1/2 (3rd gen.)= NEG. HEP B= NEG. HEP C= NEG. HTLV= NEG. i haven't gone back to HD to check results of gon/chlamydia yet, but i expect that to be neg... Read more »