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1835200 tn?1427463838
Cautiously optimistic results week1, ANC dropped
I am cautiously optimistic with week 1 lab results as I know it is very early. Any thoughts, give it to me good or bad please.

HCV RNA PCR TAQMAN 2.0   HCV RNA 336 IU/ml, baseline was 17,700,000

Also concerned about ANC and Platelets
Baseline ANC 3.18, week 1 screening .98
Baseline Platelets 203, week 1 screening 81
I believe I have read the ANC and platelets can crash early however will recover some. Any fact to this?

HGB baseline was 16.0, week 1 screening 13.8. So far so good on this although I know it is early.

Thanks everyone.
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Wow.. that is a great drop in RNA for one week!  Which Gilead are you in?  Pretty fast drop in ANC, but it could level out.  Do they allow neupogen in your trial?  I was on a gilead trial for a hot minute and they did allow it but had to ask for it, it was not offered.  
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Both your ANC and platelets will bounce around during tx. Curious if your blood draw was soon after your shot as that is a big drop in those for just one week.

Almost a 5 log drop in viral load, thats great for only one week...... Hang in there
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1835200 tn?1427463838
Trial GS-US-256-0124 with GS 9451 protease, GS 5885 NS5A, interf/riba.
No rescues only dose reductions. ANC < .75 peg reduction, ANC < .5 stop peg until recover. Platelets <50 peg. reduction, PLT <25 stop peg until recover. I just pulled out labs from 6 years ago and noticed they dropped at week 2 although recoverd some by week 4. I know that was then but still????????? Have hope though.
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1835200 tn?1427463838
I did shot #1 and went in for blood work 1 week later so I had only had one shot. I do shot #3 tonight. Thanks for the replys.
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That is too bad about no rescue drugs.  I hope your ANC stays up.  My doctor will not order neupogen until it is consistently under .750.  I did dop to .500 at week 4 but it has come back up nicely since then and was 1.4 two days ago.

I am impressed by your trial

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Very impressive drop yowza!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I hope your numbers stay up but at this rate you'll hopefully be truly UND already so it wont even matter if you have to reduce :)
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