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Does Having HCV Mean I Have Hiv

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What do HCV antibody test results mean with HIV negative @ 9 months

Had an antibody HCV test done at 7 months, it came back with a <0.1 0.0 - 0.8 s/c. After this I had one night upper abdominal pain, does this mean I have to go back and do another test such as the HCV RNA PCR. I'm at 11 months of exposure....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Don't worry any further. Testing is complete.Great results!... Read more »

HIV meds in HIV/HCV person

what is the best combination for a coinfected hiv/hcv person cd4 count 255, vl 19,000. Had 3 months... Read more »

HCV and delyed HIV seroconversion

Dear doctor. My partner has recently been diagnosed with HCV. At the time of the diagnosis the... Read more »
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Rate of OIs and Death Significantly Higher in HIV/HBV- or HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

The SMART (the Strategic Management of Antiretroviral Therapy) study may have been one of the most important studies of 2006. 1 Initiated by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Terry Beirn Community Programs for Clinical Research... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Speeds Up Liver Disease in HCV

Researchers found that HIV infection promotes the progression of liver disease in people coinfected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). David Thomas, MD, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and colleagues conducted a prospective observational study in... Read more »
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High Dead-Space Syringes and the Risk of HIV and HCV Infection Among Injecting Drug Users

High dead-space syringes (HDSSs) retain more than 1,000 times more blood after rinsing than do low dead-space syringes (LDSSs). The current study examines the association between using and sharing HDSSs and prevalent HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV)... Read more »
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Emerging HCV Therapies: Possible Interactions With HIV Drugs

As liver damage is accelerated in people co-infected with HIV, doctors and their co-infected patients will be interested in using new drugs while at the same time being concerned about the possibility of interactions. Such interactions could have... Read more »
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Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 1 Reply
Hi guys new to web site. Wanting info from anyone who has or is doing treatment for Hepatitus C. What has been your experiences. Interested in sharing w/me to help me make the best decision. I have yet to start treatment for the Hepatitus. Read more »

HCV HIV coinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Please help - i had -ve HIV and HCV antibody tests at 12wks5days although i have experienced a lot of symptoms:
Please, can somebody help me. I am really frightened.
I had receptive anal sex (condom, but no lube so may have damaged condom) and gave... Read more »

Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 3 Replies
New to this site and I would like to talk to anyone who may be coinfected w/ HIV/HCV. Anyone who has gone through treatment for HCV. Can answers some questions that I have to help me weigh all of my considerations for treatment. Read more »

Could someone tell me what this all means?

Posted by woland, 3 Replies
June 2004
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AHCV ORTHO AGK-140
HBS BIOMERIEUX B.95.HB
HCV ORTHO EXE-081
HIV BIOMERIEUX A.55.AB
T.PA MUREX H 869710

July 2004
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AHCV ORTHO AGK-141
HBS BIOMERIEUX B.05.KB
HCV ORTHO EXE-081
HIV BIOMERIEUX ... Read more »