Hepatitis C Borderline Test Result

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Hepatitis C

What does it mean if the test result of anti HCV shows non-reactive(negative) positive border line?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Usually it is reported as non-reactive or reactive.If you are getting a report that is "borderline" I would simply get a RIBA test which is much more sensitive and specific. I suspect this will be reassuring to you. Read more »

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