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Hep C And Rna Pcr

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HCV RNA/PCR

Dr. McGovern, I have had a possible HepC contact about 2 weeks ago. I plan on getting a HCV RNA PCR, but was wondering when I should do it. I read the RNA starts developing after 1-3 weeks. Is it safe t o say then, If I test at the 3 week mark,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes, HCV RNA can be detected in blood as soon as 2 to 3 weeks after exposure. That is well known... However, it is not clear to me how much later on (in terms of weeks) HCV RNA can appear related to an exposure....The reason we don't know this... Read more »

hepc pcr

we received a not result with a 3.1 test resultwe have no idea what this meanscan you help... Read more »
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Hep-c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does?

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conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just had my 24 week hiv test and was neg.Still having many symptoms,I was reading that co-infection with hepc c could delay antibodies,i know hepc is hard to transmit sexually but can happen.If this did occur would this delay both virus's and if... Read more »

DIOS ME AYUDE

Posted by lll, 3 Replies
18 MESES DE PRUEBAS NEGATIVAS PARA VIH Y HEPATITIS C. UNA PCR DE HEPATITIS C A LOS 6 MESES Y OTRA DE VIH A LOS 18 MESES NEGATIVAS.PROBLEMAS: ME ENCUENTRO MAL, CANSANCIO EXTREMO, PEQUEAS MANCHAS, MAREOS, PERDIDA DE 6 KG DE PESO, DOLORES MUSCULARES,... Read more »

miami florida

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
spoke with hiv counselor in miami florida that rank number 2 in
the united states concerning coinfection. he said it can take
six to nine month to test positive to hiv if coinfected with hepc
he did mention taking a hcv pcr test because it can take up... Read more »