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Hep C antibody test inclonclusive

Hi! And Merry xmas! (well wish it were!)I am HiV+ on meds, VL undetectable, CD4 500+ and growing..However I had high liver levels over the summer, and I was on Accutane which I agreed with dr was probably the culprit. However, when I came to my...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware that this drug can cause a positive HCV test. I am also not sure what the nurse means by an inconclusive test. I would pursue HCV RNA testing if you had any recent risk for HCV (eg, injection drug use, unprotected anal sex with... Read more »

PCR and antibody Hep. test results after 3 weeks of exposure

Dr. Can you please answer my question? I am going crazy here. I took these tests after three weeks... Read more »

HEP C CORE ANTIBODY TESTING SITE

Hello, We are looking for a US-based, CLIA-licensed lab that does Hepatitis C CORE Antibody... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Do Not Inject Drugs

...tested routinely for HCV infection," wrote the authors. They undertook to examine this issue by comparing the prevalence of antibody to HCV (anti-HCV) in non-IDU MSM with that among other non-IDU men at STD clinics and HIV counseling and testing... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being exposed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

... Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver ; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and... Read more »
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Should I get a hepatitis test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I thought it was pretty difficult to get hepatitis from a sexual encounter....should I worry about that? I have enough going on...don't need anything else. I am HIV negative. Read more »

Hepatitis testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...anyone know if hepatitis B and C testing is as accurate at 6 months as hiv tesing.Just wondering as ive tested neg for hiv and hep at 6 months,I know that the hiv is 100% accurate at 6 months but don't know about hep. Read more »

Re: hypochondriac (worried 2002)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...right side wear my liver is feels swollen doesn't hurt just doesn't feel right also had a lot of bloating 2 months ago.Had a hep antibody test at 4 months but it can take 6 to show.Don't know if im goin crazy or not,Just so worried i nfected my... Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hepatitis C test have both come back negative, but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis C and my body had not yet developed antibodies to it at 3 monts, and if my immune system was then compromised because of it, could my HIV test be... Read more »