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Hep C Genotypes

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viral load hep c genotype 1

i have been told i have a viral load of 9 million. Is this a significantly high number?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes.It does not tell you anything about liver disease..But it is an important number to follow when you are trying to determine a response to therapy. Read more »

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... Read more »

hep c genotype 1A-STAGE 1

WHAT DOES HEP C GENOTYPE 1A STAGE 1 MEAN?IS THAT SERIOIUS?DO I NEED A TREATMENT? Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
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 »
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Just an update and a vent over *&*^&@$ insurance

Posted by Jackie__Blue
...a look at my husband's liver. Novel idea. The doctors at Kaiser never did an Ultrasound. They dx the PCT. Confirmed the Hep C and said it was the perfect storm of HEPC and HIV and PCT and sent him to Hemotology. Now I wonder why they didn't... Read more »

just diagnosed 3 weeks ago

Posted by luckyone, 1 Reply
...story and help me with my sometimes negative thoughts of this disease i do know life is good as i have been neg. viral load from hep c for 6 years now after 6 months of treatment and now from that experience that things do get better as i go on... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »