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Hepatitis C Panel Interpretation

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Hepatitis C

Hi,I have recently had my medical before employment and has been diagnosed with borderline HCV. The test was HCV Antibody (performed by CMIA) and the result was Borderline (Patient S/CO 1.8). The report shows the Normal Range as follows: 5.0...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you are not at risk for infection, this borderline test may be misleading. I would suggest a HCV RNA test to see if you have virus in your blood or a RIBA test which is a more specific antibody screening test. I would ask about the price of the... Read more »

Hepatitis C, Please help totally confused and worried!!!

Hello, Thank you for helping me. These are my test results, Could this have been the begining of... Read more »

Hepatitis C Type 2b

I have Hepatitis c Type 2b. A positive CMV-IGM ABS. Does this mean I have AIDS? Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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Hepatitis C and Complementary and Alternative Medicine: 2003 Update

... Introduction Key Points What is hepatitis C? What does conventional treatment for chronic hepatitis C consist of? Why do people use CAM for hepatitis C? How commonly Read more »
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Recommendations for Those on the Frontline Against Hepatitis C

...the time the statement was written. Consensus statements are often updated as medical knowledge advances. The management of Hepatitis C infection (HCV) was the subject of an expert "consensus panel" discussion at the National Institutes of... 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 »