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Understanding Hep C Lab Results

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understanding my hep.b test results

hi i'm a bit confused by my test results! hepatitis b surface antigen(neg),hep. b surface aby quant(2000), hep. b core antibody igm(neg),hep. b viral dna,quant(582), hep.c antibody (neg). can you explain to me if i'm infected or not....
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 think you need to have them repeated and consult with a hepatologist.... Read more »

hep.c viral load

I do not understand if my viral load is high or not.I think my last blood test showed viral load @... Read more »

interp of lab results

I was diagnosed with HepC in the early 90s. I did 6 mo of interferon alpha and regular liver... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HCV Coalition for the Cure Launches White House Petition to End Hepatitis C

On February 19, HCV Coalition Founder Margaret Dudley, along with her husband and many other advocates, announced a drive to obtain 100,000 signatures that they plan to present to the White House. Hepatitis C is the most widespread blood-borne... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Introduction Welcome to our treatment guide for HIV-positive people who also have the hepatitis C virus (called HCV, for short). The people who wrote this guide have direct experience with HIV and hepatitis C. We have written this guide to... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
I was just told Im hiv+ and Im also hepc. so I don't know when Im not feeling good which is causing the problems been getting vertigo the last couple of days. I see my shrink next week. I guess Im looking for ansures. Thanks any onfo I can get would... Read more »

coinfections hiv and hepc

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
please help i know you guess are not doctor but could you
please due some research for me ? I dont have acsess
to a computer often. can you find out if 6 months test is accurate or is it 6month from time of exposure or6 month after onset of symptoms Read more »

Trying to find that special someone who understands and cares

Posted by forjkp, 3 Replies
I have had Hep-C for three and a half years now. I knew from the moment that my doctors made me aware of this, the chances of me ever meeting my soal mate or finding that special person in my life would be almost impossible. I'm 55, have a good... Read more »

Pinksters test results:

Posted by coby, 9 Replies
I told you I would let you know what came back and what he said so here it goes.

Doc called at 6:00 tonight and all my tests were back, this is what he had to say. My EIA was negative, my Westergreen was normal, my cd4 is 1180 and my HSF was in the... Read more »