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Hcv Viral Load Test Results

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HCV RNA QUANT, PCR Test Results

Just was test negative for Hep C and Genome Type got the results HCV test but need help reading them and if they are normal. Results were 43 IU/ML and 1.63 LogIU/ml. Are these normal. thanks
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
...Those values are expressing the same number in two formats. This is a very low positive HCV viral load and is just barely above the cutoff for being negative. This result needs to put into the context of other lab results and why Read more »

HCV RNA viral load is 0.3 IU/microlitre, what is the severity?

Hi Doc, My mother is having age of 51 and was done HCV RNA viral load (realtime PCR) test.... Read more »

HCV Viral Load test

Dear Dr. H.I went through one year of treatment (pegasys and Ribavirin) Geno 1A for Hepatitis C in... Read more »
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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) & HIV

...Several workshops discussed HIV and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in women (HIV/HCV co-infection). In most people, HCV infection becomes chronic (ongoing). Over long periods of time, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Hepatitis C Virus Coinfection on HAART in HIV-Infected Individuals: Multicentric Observation Cohort

... The current prospective study examined the influence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection on treatment of HIV patients taking nevirapine-containing highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Researchers Read more »
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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 »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...patients who were HCV-negative. The patients were matched by age, sex, ethnicity, and antiretroviral regimens. Trends in HIV viral loads and CD4 counts along with liver function tests (LFTs) were examined. The researchers concluded that unlike... Read more »
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HIV/HCV

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply
...also. Seems it may be related to his liver. The blisters may well be from Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (still waiting on those test results), a deficiency of an enzyme in the liver. From what I can find out, it's something that is being seen more... Read more »

Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...vein with 0.1 ml of blood that he had obtained, using the same insulin syringe, from a drug addict seropositive for HIV and HCV. Thirteen days after the injection, the man had a temperature of 40 degrees C, sweating, and erythematous pharyngitis.... 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 »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »