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about so much difference in cutoff values of Hepatitis C

I had Positive hepatitis result since start 2007. My first test result anti HCV antibody reactive 2.005 while cutoff value 0.195. One week later after using some medicine result 2.288 cut offvalue 0.195. one week later test results 2.021 cutoff...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Every lab is different and I wouldn't get any more HCV antibodies since they are all basically saying the same thing. A useful test would be a HCV RNA to see if you have virus in your blood along with liver function tests. Read more »

Prognostic value of hepatitis C viral load testing

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Hepatitis C y VIH

Hola! Le escribo porque mi madre es una paciente con hepatitis c y VIH, mi pregunta es que... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. Read more »
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Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long Read more »
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Colorado: Hepatitis C Victims May Sue

...report they are beginning to hear from persons interested in pursuing their legal options after potentially being exposed to hepatitis C at two Colorado medical facilities. An infected surgical technician is accused of stealing syringes filled... Read more »
The Well Project

Treatment of Hepatitis C

... Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis C? Who Should Get Treatment? What Treatments Are Available? How Effective is Treatment? Which to Treat First? Side 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 »