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Hepatitis C Viral Load Scale

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Hepatitis C and Viral Load

My viral load is 17 million due to Hepatitis C. I do not have HIV. Is this exceptionally high? I am considering no treatment. What would the consequences be?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It is really not the HCV viral load that predicts the outcome of hepatitis C, it is the biopsy report. Unlike HIV, the viral load has little to do with the prognosis. The liver biopsy score for fibrosis Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

viral load

Until I decide to actually begin treatment my doctor has not bothered to thoroughly go over my test... Read more »
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

... Therapy After Therapy References This document was designed to give providers practical information about anti-hepatitis C treatment. It includes links to other related electronic documents on this site, as well as the Patient... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...detects HIV. If you have detectable HCV RNA in your bloodstream, it means that you are currently infected with HCV. If your hepatitis C viral load is undetectable, a second test should be done six months later. If two successive test results are... 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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

... What Is Viral Load? How Is the Test Used? How Are Changes in Viral Load Measured? Viral Load "Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There 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 »