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Diagnosis Of Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis C Diagnosis

gross examination- specimen consists of two cores of light brown soft tissue, measuring 0.2 and 1.4Liver biopsy: chronic haptitis C, with moderate inflammatory activity (grade 3) abd periportal fibrosis (stage 2)Patchy mild far metamorphosis Patchy...
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
The biopsy results mean there is moderate damage to the liver by HCV infection. HCV treatment would be indicated provided there are no other active medical issues and all screening tests are negative. Read more »

HIV/HepC diagnosis

My partner of over 20 years has just been diagnosed with HIV and Hepatitis C. He has withdrawn and... Read more »

Hepatitis C protocol

...Should a person with the diagnosis of Hepatitis C receive the Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioural Predictors of Subsequent Hepatitis C Diagnosis in a U.K. Clinic Sample of HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

...authors of the current study sought to examine the associations between self-reported high-risk sexual behaviors and subsequent diagnosis of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The Sex, Health and Anti-Retrovirals Project (SHARP) was a... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Diagnosis and Monitoring Hepatitis C Infection

...infection on their own. Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor HEP C Test Name What it is Used For Elisa (EIA) Hepatitis C Antibody Test A blood test that detects antibodies that the immune system produces in response to... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

A Critical Review of the Research and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Hepatitis & HIV Coinfection

...History, Clinical Manifestations, and Prognostic Indicators of Disease Progression & Survival of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Diagnosis of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection: The Interferon Story ... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...that may come up when one partner is coinfected with hepatitis C. Greg, talk to me a little bit about after you got your diagnosis of hepatitis C. What happened after you got your diagnosis? What did the physician or the nurses tell you would... Read more »
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Mystery Diagnosis casting- Lipodystrophy Stories

Posted by mysteryd08
...We are currently casting for the eighth season of Mystery Diagnosis. We profile stories of people dealing with rare medical conditions or diseases who have struggled to find a diagnosis, and have Read more »

Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

SUPER INFECTION NOW 5% OF NEW DIAGNOSIS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...does that mean that two positive men who bareback with each other and are on successful HAART are now only risking passing on hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted infections, and not superinfection with HIV? Does it also depend on their... Read more »

STILL unsure of diagnosis

Posted by dj1979, 7 Replies
An update - or not....went to another place to be tested, rapid test POSITIVE, although line was faint - had blood drawn AGAIN to confirm (?) - results Monday. Hubby also got tested - he is NEGATIVE!!! Guy I had affair with has opted NOT to get... Read more »