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Can streptococcus pyogenes delay test result?

Hi Doctor:Thanks for this important labor you do, excuse my english since its not my mother tongue. Here is the question:6 weeks after the exposure I started with strep troat, witch my body cant get completly rid of yet (I still have swollen lymph...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Streptococcal infection should have no bearing on HIV testing, especially 3 months after said exposure.BY Read more »

Hepatitis C

I was told i had traces of Hepatitis C from a blood test about 10 years ago. I recently had another... Read more »

Hepatitis C

How long is Hepatitis C normally in the body before it will show up on any blood tests? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Approves Device to Test Blood Donors for Hepatitis C

...Thursday, Abbott Laboratories said the Food and Drug Administration had approved its automated Prism HCV device to test for hepatitis C virus in the blood of potential donors. Already approved to test for hepatitis B, the device replaces a number... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C? Who should get tested for hepatitis C? If you are pregnant, should you be tested for hepatitis C? What blood tests are used to test for hepatitis C? Treatment How is acute hepatitis C treated? How is chronic... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...vessels, called spider angiomas , that develop on the skin How is hepatitis C diagnosed? Hepatitis C is diagnosed through blood tests, which can also show if you have chronic hepatitis C or another type of hepatitis. Your doctor may... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

...Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and blood clotting tests. Liver... 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 »

Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

window for STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know hoe long it would take for a STD to show up on your body ? like HEP or Warts ? ect... all these sexually transmitted diseases its been a few months since I last had sex I am waiting out the window period I have had no symptoms and... Read more »