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How Can You Get HCV

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Ask the Experts

anti hcv pos. pcr hcv neg.

if anyone is anti hcv positive and pcrhcv negative whot that means....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It probably means that you had the infection but cleared it.If were not at risk for HCV in the first place, then the antibody could be a false positive test.... Read more »

HCV infection after soaking fresh cut finger in HCV positive blood.

I am a HCW and I placed a PICC on pt who is reactive to HCV ab and RIBA which says:Interpretation:... Read more »

Anti HCV reactive while patient was treated twice before for HCV.

cut off value. 1.00 patient value 10.03. patient was diagnosed Active HCV in 2008 and was treated... Read more »
Project Inform

CROI 2012: HIV/HCV Coinfected People See Improved HCV Cure Rates With Victrelis

Results from a small study of 100 co-infected people treated with Victrelis + pegylated interferon + ribavirin showed that 61% had undetectable viral loads at 12 weeks after stopping their hepatitis C treatment. All study participants were given... Read more »

Higher HCV RNA Levels Associated With Greater Early T-Cell Activation and CD4+ Cell Depletion Among Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Some Emerging HCV Therapies

Underlying some of the research with new anti-HCV agents is the hope that peginterferon, and eventually ribavirin, can eventually be replaced with more tolerable agents. This may not be possible in the immediate future, but some researchers hope... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Daclatasvir and GS-7977

Daclatasvir was the first oral HCV NS5A inhibitor to be developed. GS-7977 is a nuke with activity against NS5B. Both drugs have powerful anti-HCV activity when used separately. In study AI444-040, researchers in the U.S. studied different... Read more »
Connect With Others

Friends of the HIV and HCV Communities

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Friends of the HIV and HCV Communities:

In preface I want you to understand how fortunate I feel to live
in the United States under the care of excellent physicians and
with access to the medications I need. I have spent many hours
wondering and... Read more »

Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 3 Replies
New to this site and I would like to talk to anyone who may be coinfected w/ HIV/HCV. Anyone who has gone through treatment for HCV. Can answers some questions that I have to help me weigh all of my considerations for treatment. Read more »

Exposure to HCV *DELETED*

Posted by sexyitalian910, 1 Reply
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Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 1 Reply
Hi guys new to web site. Wanting info from anyone who has or is doing treatment for Hepatitus C. What has been your experiences. Interested in sharing w/me to help me make the best decision. I have yet to start treatment for the Hepatitus. Read more »