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Hcv Viral Load Testing

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HCV Viral Load test

Dear Dr. H.I went through one year of treatment (pegasys and Ribavirin) Geno 1A for Hepatitis C in 2003 and was undetectable after 6 months. I have remained undectable for 5 years but my Dr. continues to test me for HCV viral load. Is it possible...
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
Yes, it is possible, although unlikely given the time that has past. It is still useful to be monitored for any sign of recurrence.... Read more »

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Explain HCV Viral Load Lab Result

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Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
In a suicide attempt, a 27-year-old man injected himself in the brachial 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... Read more »

p24, viral load, dna, and antibody test

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Does anyone know where I can get a combination p24, viral load, dna and antibody test done? Read more »

another ?--viral load testing

Posted by anxious, 1 Reply
following my pre-seminal fluid post, i was just wondering about the viral load test. i think its the "pcr" test you guys keep referring to on here. well, being as anxious as i am for a result... what are the stats on this test? how conclusive is... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

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The Failure of Viral Load Tests
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