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Understanding Hep C Lab Results

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Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post; however, I take exception to your comment I am naive about hepatitis C transmission. My comments are based on the scientific epidemiological information that is currently available. The current science Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of... Read more »

HEP Bs ANTIBODY

I've got my lab results and my family doctor is on vacation. Please, answer my question, because it... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell test (see sheet called Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests ) HIV Illness How HIV is responding to the drugs you are taking ... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell test (see sheet called Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests ) Overall Health How your body systems are functioning If you have... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

...Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and blood clotting tests. Liver... 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 »
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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 »

understanding labs online...........

Posted by daisey6205, 1 Reply
...frequent complications, and some people with lower CD4 counts have few medical complications and function well i found this on labsonline.com they explaine different labs. its a pretty neat site. it helps!!!!!!!!!!!! daisey Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
...opting for Truvada/Sustiva instead (Is this easier to take than a P.I. option)? Has anyone else commenced therapy with similar labs to myself, and on these combo's? If so, what did you think of each one? What are the side effects like? Also, do... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »