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Hepatitis C Viral Load And Genotype

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viral load hep c genotype 1

i have been told i have a viral load of 9 million. Is this a significantly high number?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes.It does not tell you anything about liver disease..But it is an important number to follow when you are trying to determine a response to therapy. Read more »

Genotype for Hepatitis C

I have a friend who has a 350 viral load for hepatitis C. Her doctor told her that was too low to... Read more »

viral tests for hepatitis c

I just had blood work done and I have hepatitis c. My test hcv rna, qn bdna range 484800 h iu/ml... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genotype, Enzyme Levels, and Viral Load Are Clues to Hepatitis C Virus Outcomes

...Germany report that viral genotype and load, as well as liver enzyme levels, are predictors for treatment outcomes in chronic hepatitis C. Their multicenter, retrospective investigation examined the data for 260 patients in Europe who were... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis C Coinfection Review

...effectively to hepatitis C, particularly in people with low CD4 T-cell counts. The result is the worst of both worlds -- higher hepatitis C viral loads and more liver damage. Some people hope that successful highly active antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C Read more »
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CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
...I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

viral load

Posted by kaliboo, 2 Replies
...I've been trying to find out what your viral load is (approximately, of course) shortly after being infected... and have had no luck... So I guess I'm just wondering... what Read more »

viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ? And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies hiv viral load <400. Read more »