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Hepatitis C Screening

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Inconclusive Hep C result part 3 - The saga

HiJust got results back, the antibody test again was inconclusive (they have no idea), but the viral load was undetectable so they have said that I do not have Hep C. what could of changed in me do you think that now causes the inconclusive result...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree you do not have hepatitis C. All screening laboratory tests have limitations. Your false-positive antibody test could result from cross-reacting antibodies Read more »

do i have hepatitis c

my hepatitis c test shows non-reactive for HEP A AB,HBSAG SCREEN,HEP B SURFACE AB,HEP B CORE AB but... Read more »

Hepatitis C Tests

I have gotten tested for Hep C and a local std clinic and it was negative and I also got tested... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Screening and Management Practices: A Survey of Drug Treatment and Syringe Exchange Programs in New York City

...Injection drug users (IDUs) account for more than 60 percent of all new hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections in the United States. Fifty to eighty percent of new IDUs are infected within 6 to 12 months of initial Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Screening for Hepatitis C in Sexual Health Clinic Attendees

... Research has shown that hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence is higher among some patients of sexual health clinics than among the general population. In such clinics, Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) System to Screen Whole Blood Donors for Infections With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

...The Food and Drug Administration has licensed the first nucleic acid test (NAT) system intended for screening donors of whole blood and blood components intended for use in transfusion. This test system can simultaneously detect the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Link in Colorado Cases Not Found for Weeks

...a former surgical technician faced federal charges in a drug-theft scheme that potentially exposed thousands of patients to hepatitis C over a six-month period. Last Thursday, state officials announced that up to 5,700 patients at two surgical... Read more »
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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...who has tested positive to hepatitis B or C. [2] In 2003, a federal government report found that despite the introduction of Hepatitis C screening from February 1990, infected donors were told to keep donating until July of that same year; a... Read more »

Aydadme a interpretar mis analisis porfavor.

Posted by Miyamo, 1 Reply
...resultado negativo al quinto mes menos 1 o 2 dias creo recordar. Esta todo bien?. BIOQUIMICA MARCADORES HEPATITICOS antc-vius hepatitis C <0.02 rfm negativo rfm H.I.V screening ... 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 »