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Cryoglobulinemia

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Antiboby

Does Cryoglobulinemia in anyway make and HCV antibody more difficult to detect???Thanks...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
No, cryoglobulins should not interfere with anti-HCV antibody testing.... Read more »

Is treatment the bad guy

I know Mixed Cryoglobuliemia (MC) is associated with HCV, Is it caused by Interferon ribaviran... Read more »

Hiv Neg/mycobacterial infecion

over for 4 to 5 months, could i have what is called cryoglobulinemia? Now i have Mycobacterial... Read more »
Articles
Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

Of the hepatitis alphabet, the C variant may be the nastiest. In 1990, researchers observed that most patients with hepatitis C also develop a rare autoimmune disease called mixed cryoglobulinemia, a condition that frequently leads to cancer,... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Glossary Acute infection: with hepatitis C, this refers to the first six months after infection. Albumin: a protein made by the liver that carries drugs, hormones, and waste through the bloodstream, and helps maintain fluid levels within the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Glossary

anaemia: very low red blood cell count. albumin: a protein made by the liver. It carries drugs,hormones and waste products through the blood andmaintains fluid levels within the body. An abnormally lowlevel of albumin is a sign of serious... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

Acute infection (0-6 months) Chronic infection (6+ months) End stage liver disease Factors that accelerate hepatitis C progression Hepatitis C and your liver What does your liver do? How does hepatitis C damage your liver? ... Read more »
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Vasculitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know about vasculitis and HIV? Read more »