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Hepatitis C And Liver Function Tests

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Can you clarify?

Dr. McGovern, Hello I wanted to know if you could clarify something about Hepatis C? I just read a post from someone who posted on June 22nd. You said one wouldn't have to worry about testing for HIV out to a year unless they got ACUTE...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...infection. Chronic HCV means infection that was acquired more than 12 months ago. When testing a patient with acute hepatitis C, the liver function tests become extremely high whereas in chronic hepatitis C the liver function tests are usually... Read more »

Seronegative HCV?

Please note doctor that I suffer from hypochondria and this is a result of that. I have a strange... Read more »

Hepatitis C not active?

I recently took a medical exam for a police department. The results were mailed to me and in the... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

... Liver Function Tests Viral Load Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...important to have blood tests that can detect liver problems earlier on. Tests for Liver Damage Simple blood tests called liver function tests (LFTs) are one of the best ways to find out if you have liver damage. LFTs should be part of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...AST, and ALT (or SGOT and SGPT). High blood levels can be a sign of hepatitis. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information on liver function tests. Blood tests also look for the viruses that can cause hepatitis. Testing for hepatitis is recommended... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »