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Tests 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
I am not aware that this 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... Read more »

Help with test results

Six weeks after exposer to Hep C I asked to be tested. My doctor is away. The test was a Hep C... Read more »

24 weeks

I am doing a Hepatitis B Antigen and Antibody Test/Hep C Antibody Test and a HIV Duo Test at 24... Read more »
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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 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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 Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

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

...much as 50% of the 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... Read more »
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please some help me i am going crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i was exposed to a man with hiv hep c and ecoli infection had ars at 3 weeks. at four month got mouth sores and severe herpes all over mouth swollen saliva gland dry Read more »

hep and hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you are exposed to hiv and hep at the same time, will that extend the window period for testing. Or will you still get a conclusive test at the 12/13 week mark? Read more »

miami florida

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 »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »