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reactive hep C

I had blood test for Hep C and it came out "reactive"What does it mean and are trere any implications if a dentist has hep C reactive?Please answer my querry.Regards
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you have no risk factors for HCV, then a RIBA test should be done to confirm this.If you do have risk factors, then I would check to see if you have viremia (virus in your blood) by checking a PCR test. Read more »

viral load Hep C

What range is 4.63 LogIU/ml for the HepC RNAQT?What is the MCH and K?Thank you. Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

What's in the Hep C Pipeline?

The pressing need for new hepatitis C treatments has spawned a surge of activity in the pharmaceutical industry. Virtually all major drug companies, and a host of small biotech start-ups, have research and development programs aimed at developing... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

Combo Drug Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viread

Common Name: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Brand Name: Viread Class: nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs, or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet once a day, with or without... Read more »
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Hepatitis B and C

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Searching for some info here I became aware about the possibility of being infected with other things apart from HIV. I have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with... Read more »

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Sorry if I repost this but In my experience here I have seen that messages were forgotten if they were not the most actual. I have received no answer but Im very worried... Original post: Searching for some info here I became aware about the... Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test for hep b? Should I be scared of this? What I don't understand is... Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi. What are the chances of Hep B or Hep C being transmitted by the use of someone elses toothbrush after it has been rinsed with hot water? Also are Hep B or C transmitable by Mucous Membrance contact? Read more »