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Testing Positive For Hep C Antibody

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Hep C antibody test inclonclusive

Hi! And Merry xmas! (well wish it were!)I am HiV+ on meds, VL undetectable, CD4 500+ and growing..However I had high liver levels over the summer, and I was on Accutane which I agreed with dr was probably the culprit. However, when I came to my...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...drug can cause a positive HCV test. I am also not sure what the nurse means by an inconclusive test. I would pursue HCV RNA testing if you had any recent risk for HCV (eg, injection drug use, unprotected anal sex with trauma, etc). Read more »

Another Hep C question

On August 25, 2008 I asked a question regarding my Hepatitis C positive test. Some of my is that I... Read more »

viral load

I tested positive for hep c antibodies and then had a viral load test.My result came back at 56,600... Read more »
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... 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 Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Diagnosis and Monitoring Hepatitis C Infection

...infection on their own. Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor HEP C Test Name What it is Used For Elisa (EIA) Hepatitis C Antibody Test A blood test that detects antibodies that the immune system produces in response to... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Co-infection with HIV and HEP C: Beyond the Basics

...HIV-infected population is now being forced to grapple with another epidemic that threatens their health: hepatitis C virus (HEP C) also known as HCV. According to the CHORUS (Collaborations in HIV Outcomes Research -- United States) database,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...to test positive to hiv if coinfected with hepc he did mention taking a hcv pcr test because it can take up to one year for hep c to show up in antibody test Read more »

I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
...B antigen HBsAg metoso quimiolumiscencia negative. * anti-hepatitis B core antibody method Meia Total (AXSYM) negative. * Hepatitis C antibodies Metodo quimiolumiscencia Negative. after 45 days of the contact at risk hiv1/hiv2 total... Read more »

Hep-c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does? Read more »

Gman/jackie

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...support groups or by doctors.As i said ive tried to get a pcr test but they won't do it,don't know what else to do except keep testing with elisa's.thanks and take care Read more »