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Hepatitis Genotype

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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 test for a genotype. How high does a viral load have to be in order to test for the genotype? Thank you.
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
...From a commercial lab standpoint that is probably true. Most labs won't do a genotype test unless the virus is over 1,000 or more. Read more »

Hepatitis C genotype 1a

I read where interferon is not as strong as a treatment with this genotype. I was recently... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...Researchers in 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 Read more »
HIV i-Base

Controversial Aspects of Hepatitis C Transmission, Monitoring, Care and Treatment

...users How long to treat genotype 2 and 3 Retreatment: consensus interferon Earlier access to experimental hepatitis C drugs Aspects of care that are currentlycontroversial and which may change as new... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C gay men has mainly been reported in HIV-positive men. Can you catch another type of hepatitis C or HIV? Hepatitis C genotype . Having one type of HCV virus doesn't protect you frombeing infected with a different type of HCV. If you... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Drug Raises Cure Rate in Late Trial

... A Phase III trial of Vertex Pharmaceuticals' experimental hepatitis C virus drug telepravir boosted cure rates of infected patients taking standard treatment, the firm recently announced. With Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...patient A at 4 months after the incident and from patient B at 6 months after the incident. Both HCV strains were determined to be genotype 2a. Nucleotide sequencing of the amplification product of the V3 region of HIV and the NS5b region of HCV... Read more »


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