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How Soon Can Hepatitis Be Detected

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hepatitis detection

how soon can hepatitis be detected in the bloodstream?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It depends...It depends on which virus you contract, the amount of virus that you acquired...The word "hepatitis" actually just means irritation of the liver. In the simple sense of the word, hepatitis may just mean elevation of liver... Read more »

Acquiring Hepatitis and detecting it???

Dr,I have a few questions for you:1- How long after an incident would HepB and/or HepC be... Read more »

HIV detection & hepatitis B vaccine

I would like to know during the course of taking Hep B vaccination, could the HIV antibodies would... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ukraine: Hepatitis C Most Often Detected in Potential Donors' Blood

Vasyl Novak, director of Ukraine's Institute of Blood Pathology and Transfusion Medicine of NAMS, recently reported during a roundtable on "Infectious Safety of Donor Blood and Its Components in Ukraine" that hepatitis C is the most commonly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nucleic Acid Testing Could Help Detect HIV, Hepatitis C in Tissue Donations, Study Says

Nucleic acid testing could help detect HIV, hepatitis C and other viruses in donated human tissue, according to a study published in the Aug. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. NAT, which was... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

On December 30, 2008, FDA approved the first nucleic acid test (NAT) that screens for the presence of two divergent types of HIV in donated blood plasma and human tissue. Nucleic acid is the term commonly used to refer to the chemical compounds that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctors Urge Screening to Detect Asia's Silent Killer

A new survey found that nearly nine out of ten people in Asia do not know enough about hepatitis B, which affects 270 million in the region. Dr. Nancy Leung Wai-yee, AsiaHep's founding chairperson, urged members of the public to be screened for the... Read more »
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blood bank detection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
is it true that if u give blood then you will be informed if you are + ? what if u gave blood and u were unaware you were + ? would they detect it?

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Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system.

Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.

Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.

Do such person with... Read more »

Hepatitis y perodo ventana

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Buenas a todos, les comento mi situacin.
Comet la peor iditez de mi vida en una noche de alcohol al estar haber tenido sexo con una desconocida y sin ningun tipo de proteccin. Esta chava me peg una venerea la cual la trate en poco tiempo gracias a... Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis just like what you take in school check ups? pls answer. Read more »