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Understanding Hepatitis C Test Results

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Understanding the test results

I had twinrix vaccine in the last 7 month. The 1st one was in Oct, 2009. The second one was in Nov, 2009 and the third one was in mid of May this year. I had the blood test at April and I was told to have another test. I went to the lab to get...
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
Looks like you had previous or current HBV infection, given the positive HBV surface antigen and HBV e antibody test. The HBV S Ag and HBV e Ab would not become positive after immunization. The HBV surface antibody test should be positive after... Read more »

Waiting for the results! Just been tested! Really scared!

I got tested this morning and I'm waiting until the result of the laboratory is available on the... Read more »

Does Sustiva give a drug use result upon testing

I need to know that when you are taking Sustiva and you are drug tested does this drug show a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...should get tested for hepatitis C? If you are pregnant, should you be tested for hepatitis C? What blood tests are used to test for hepatitis C? Treatment How is acute hepatitis C treated? How is chronic hepatitis C treated? ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

...liver damage caused by medications, heavy alcohol intake, viral hepatitis, toxic fumes or recreational drug use. Liver enzyme test results can be difficult to understand. People with serious liver damage sometimes have normal liver enzyme levels.... Read more »
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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...to treatment, he noticed an increase in the levels of liver enzymes in Gary's blood -- a sign the liver was being damaged. A hepatitis C test came back positive. Gary's case is not an isolated one. Reports of hepatitis C co-infection among... Read more »
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Rapid Testing results

Posted by mdprdu, 1 Reply
Does anyone know whether or not the rapid testing using a pinprick is reliable or not? Is there a high incidence of false positives with these rapid tests? I know they follow it up with the general two week blood work test if it comes back positive,... Read more »

Test results

Posted by briannan, 3 Replies
Local health department...was supposed to get them back today, but now they are saying Friday. Should I be worried that its taking longer it means its positive? When I called the first time today, they said they didn't have any of that day's blood... Read more »

Confuse about test results

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I went to the Hospital to get tested for HIV after possible exposure at 18 weeks, my result was ready in 1 hour and it read: HIV (1&2) Negative Negative. This is not an ELISA test nor a Western Blot, so my questions are: What kind or type of... Read more »

Test Results....

Posted by Overstressed, 3 Replies
...guys, Well I have been doing lots of reading about test and time periods. I just wanted to share something to guys about my test result .Back in 2003 when I got my test result it came out negative and I remember thinking thank you God am ok , but... Read more »