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Hepatitis C Virus Rna Qt Pcr

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is hcv rna quant real time pcr high

If my hcv rna quant real time pcr is 4240725 and 6.63 is that considered really elevated and cause for concern?
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 about an average HCV viral load. A viral load level by itself cannot determine the degree of liver damage or need for treatment. You should consult Read more »

HEP C RATIO-HCV RNA, RT-PCR Q

HERE ARE MY RESULTS: HEP C RATIO- 96.57HCV RNA,PCRQ-3384020HCV LOG10-6.529JUST GOT DIAGNOSED. WHAT... Read more »

HCV RNA,PCR Quant Test results

My HCV RNA, Pcr Quant Was 3,292,391 IU/ML-- HCV viral log 6.518 Can you tell me about these... Read more »
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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...hepatitis B at 33 percent, and hepatitis C at 25 percent, figures that, as the author points out, are comparable to other international studies of the incidence of blood-borne viruses in prisons. The data also reinforce previous studies that... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

...Ultrio Nucleic Acid Test (TMA) Plasma and Serum Qualitative detection of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA and hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA from volunteer donors of whole blood and blood components, screen organ donors when... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Assays 1. DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (DNA-PCR) 2. Plasma HIV RNA Assays III. Monitoring Tests A. Lymphocyte Analysis ... 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 genes numerous times, resulting in a billion-fold amplification of the target gene. The approved test system can detect ribonucleic acid (RNA) from HIV-1 and HCV when tested in pools of 16 samples obtained from multiple donors. In a less... Read more »
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PCR RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Being infected is normal that after infection the results of a PCR RNA are positive isnt it? Read more »

pcr rna

Posted by chris11474, 3 Replies
...what do you think about the pcr rna test? they say it is good after 9 to 11 days but very after 3 weeks. i know that it can give false positve but if it give a negative Read more »

Any False Negative RNA PCR?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...anyone who tried to use the PCR to figure out their status and had false negative prior to tesing +. I concerned about the HIV RNA PCR ultrasensitive <50 quant. Read more »

RNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Has anyone here tested positive eventually after an undetetctable PCR RNA test at about 7 weeks? Many thanks. Read more »