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 »

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