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has anyone had this test done?  Here are my results. I called the company and got some information, but have not spoken to my Dr.  It appears as though I have no mutations and that I should react well to the incivek. Any input would be greatly appreciated!!!

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    Boceprevir      Victrelis    Sensitive
       NS3 RAMs*: None
       NS4A RAMs*: None
    Telaprevir      Incivek      Sensitive
       NS3 RAMs*: None
       NS4A RAMs*: None
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766573 tn?1365170066
To be honest you are the first person I have heard of that has had this test. I think I was more worried about Interferon resistance since I did so poorly the first time I treated. I know it might be too late now but I am still tempted to have the IL28B Phenotype test.

Others might chime in and share.
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766573 tn?1365170066
Wow surprise surprise I was reading about this test and searched in on MedHelp and this is where I landed.

I regret no one ever responded to this post. It is an interesting test though if you are treatment naive and already started treatment I wonder why the test.

I was wondering if this test could help determine resistance for those who start with one PI and for some reason need to stop and attempt to re-treat with the other.

http://www.genomeweb.com/blog/labcorp-expands-hcv-pgx-testing-new-genosure-ns34a-rx-resistance-dx

And this thread:
http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Hepatitis-C/Labcorp-Test-for-PI-Resistance-Mutations-Available-Now/show/1617225
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