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hep c genotype 1a

My hepatitis c quantitation 6628010, hcv log10 is 6.821 and my hep c virus Ab is >11.0. Is that bad. Also I only have one kidney left.I am at stage 3 renal failure.
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
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