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Hepatitis C Diagnosis

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Hepatitis C Diagnosis

gross examination- specimen consists of two cores of light brown soft tissue, measuring 0.2 and 1.4Liver biopsy: chronic haptitis C, with moderate inflammatory activity (grade 3) abd periportal fibrosis (stage 2)Patchy mild far metamorphosis Patchy...
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
The biopsy results mean there is moderate damage to the liver by HCV infection. HCV treatment would be indicated provided there are no other active medical issues and all screening tests are negative. Read more »

Hepatitis C testing

I touched blood on a countertop back after a customer left and had wiped it off with a napkin with... Read more »

viral tests for hepatitis c

I just had blood work done and I have hepatitis c. My test hcv rna, qn bdna range 484800 h iu/ml... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioural Predictors of Subsequent Hepatitis C Diagnosis in a U.K. Clinic Sample of HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors of the current study sought to examine the associations between self-reported high-risk sexual behaviors and subsequent diagnosis of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The Sex, Health and Anti-Retrovirals Project (SHARP) was a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Cal State-Long Beach Gets Grant to Study Faster HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis C Tests

...research project, which began Sept. 30, will focus on six rapid tests for HIV, syphilis, and/or hepatitis C. One is a combined HIV/hepatitis C test, which could be especially useful in curbing infections among injection drug users, said Dennis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director of the viral hepatitis investigative unit at Winnipeg's Health Sciences Center. Tattoo... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British Health Department Launches Hepatitis C Testing Campaign

The British Department of Health on Wednesday announced a new campaign to encourage people to be tested for hepatitis C, APM/Reuters Health reports. A health department spokesperson said that the agency likely will publish an action plan... Read more »
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Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently I had an exposure to blood. At 3 months the HIV test and the 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 Read more »

Not an HIV question, but an STD one... please help

Posted by Anonymous
I got tested for Hepatitis C 10 months after having unprotected sex with a girl right after her period. The antibdoy test came back negative, but I wonder if it is advisable to get a second one just to confirm and make sure nothing went wrong??? Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
im weak....i have a 7 weeks negative result but somehow i still cannot comfort myself that theres a possibility that i do not have hiv. not only are my symptoms too real (i have many of them), but my wife also has them....these are too real to be... Read more »

por favor ,si hay alguien que me puede dar opinion

Posted by raulcarlos, 3 Replies
tengo una situacion que me sucedio el 21 demayo de este ao.resultob asi:con la yema demi dedo acaricie en dos oportunidades el clitoris de una chica cuyo estado de salud no conozco.Lo realice en dos oportunidades.Luego con la palma de mi mano... Read more »