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Hep C Genotype

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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
That viral load is a little higher than average. You need to discuss the extent of liver damage and whether HCV treatment is indicated at this point. Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genotype, Enzyme Levels, and Viral Load Are Clues to Hepatitis C Virus Outcomes

...Germany report that viral genotype and load, as well as liver enzyme levels, are predictors for treatment outcomes in chronic hepatitis C. Their multicenter, retrospective investigation examined the data for 260 patients in Europe who were... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Diagnosis and Monitoring Hepatitis C Infection

...to understand everything your doctor says to you about a biopsy before you undergo one. Genotypic Tests Of the three main HEP C genotypes (1, 2 and 3), genotype 1 is the most common in the United States, accounting for about 70% of US... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

... Hepatitis Chart Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C How do you get it? Hep A is passed between people through rimming Read more »
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