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Hepatitis C blood results

What does a undetermined Hepatitis C blood result mean?A and B are negative but C has been undetermined.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I suspect you mean "indeterminate".If there is any question about your HCV antibody testing, a RIBA test, which is very sensitive and specific, can help make a firm diagnosis - either as unexposed or exposed to HCV in the past. Read more »

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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

... Sexual transmission of hepatitis C (HCV) has been documented since 2000 among gay, HIV-positive men in several major cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Patients May Have Abnormal Blood Sugar

... Blood sugar, or glucose, abnormalities "are common and easily underestimated among patients with chronic hepatitis C infection," Dr. Ming-Lung Yu of Taiwan's Kaohsiung Medical University and colleagues report. In their study, the researchers Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japan to Compensate Patients Who Contracted Hepatitis C From Tainted Blood Products

...Friday, Japan's upper house in the Diet unanimously passed a bill to apologize and compensate patients who were infected with hepatitis C through contaminated blood products. The victims say the government continued to approve the use of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hemophilia Group Says U.K. Government May Not Compensate Families of Hemophiliacs Who Acquired Hepatitis C From Blood Supply

...said it is afraid that the U.K. government will not compensate widows and dependents of hemophiliacs who were infected with hepatitis C through contaminated blood products, London's Guardian reports. The group believes that the government... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post 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... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC AND THEY SAID IT COULD BE POSSIBLE SHOULD I GET TESTED HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF CATCHING HIV... 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 »