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Hepatitis C Viral Rna

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hepatitas c load test

...I had a hepatitis c viral rna test and the out come was 484800 h iu/ml is this high and do I need more testing and if so what kind?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That is in the moderately low range. You need a HCV genotype test, liver function tests, and perhaps a liver scan or biopsy to see what the extent of liver damage there is associated with this infection. It is also helpful to consult with a liver... Read more »

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...always occur during the first 12 weeks after finishing treatment. EVR (early virological response) An EVR means that the hepatitis C viral load has droppedby 99% (2 logs), or is undetectable after 12 weeks oftreatment. Someone who does not... Read more »
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...not be discontinued if there is no RVR. RVR is mainly used in research. EVR (Early Virological Response): EVR means that hepatitis C viral load has dropped by 99% (2 logs), or is undetectable after 12 weeks of HCV treatment. An EVR is a good... Read more »
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