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I Have The Antibodies For Hep C What Does That Mean

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HEP C ANTIBODY IGC

REPEATABKY REACTIVE?
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
...I am not sure what you are asking. If you are asking about the meaning of a repeatably reactive HCV antibody test, that would indicate exposure to HCV infection and the possibility of chronic HCV infection but different tests are required Read more »

hepatitis c antibody formation

if hypothetically you contracted hiv and hepatitis c at the same time... i have read that acute... Read more »

Hep C antibody test inclonclusive

Hi! And Merry xmas! (well wish it were!)I am HiV+ on meds, VL undetectable, CD4 500+ and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Do Not Inject Drugs

...blood such as through transfusion from unscreened donors or injection drug use have been the primary sources of infection" with hepatitis C virus (HCV), the authors wrote. "Sexual transmission occurs, but appears to be inefficient compared with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Boomers May Be Last Boom of Hepatitis C

... A new study of U.S. blood donors shows a "strikingly lower prevalence" of hepatitis C virus (HCV) compared with 1992-93, according to lead researcher Dr. Edward Murphy of the University of California-San Francisco. Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

Hep A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...shots, actually 4 because of timing. does that mean i'm safe from hep B? then hep A is contracted through contact with feces? hep C would be from blood like needle sharing or such? i have not shared needles just tattoos and no poop contact... Read more »

Hep Coinfection? Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...all of the at three weeks and Hiv at 90 days (he didnt do another Hep test). He also ran a DNA PCR because I told him I heard Hep can cause a delay in antibody production. I came out negative on the DNA as well... what a total relief!! Now I'm... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...All of yoou with symptoms and testing neg could have hep c it can and does take more then 6 months to show antibody's in more then just a few people and the symptoms can be the same as Read more »