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Hepatitis C

My HBsAg (screen test)     Result is... Negative
Anti HCV ( screen test).    Result. ...... Weak positive
My doctor saying I am infected by hepatitis C 100%     Can any one tell then why the result is positive weak then?




                                             Labortory report biochemistry

TEST Name.                                                  Result.              Range.                                    units

Cholesterol (total)' Enzymatic ......                 146                    Adults.                                     Mg/dl
                                                                                               Desirable: 200
                              M.                                                              Bord.high:200-239
                                                                                               High:-= 240
Bilirubin (total),Malloy-Evelyn, end point.         0.8.                   0.2-1.2.                                     Mg/dl
AST(GOT),kinetic UV.                                       52.                    <40.                                          U/L
ALT(GPT), kinetic UV.                                       133.                  <40.                                           U/L
alkaline phosphatase, DGKC &SCE (DEA).       143.             M:<270; fadult values.                        U/L
      

  
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Your lab test you reported have nothing to do with one either having Hep C or not, sometimes a "weak positive" is a false positive. What your doctor should have done is order a RNA PCR to check for a viral load before making a statement like he/she did as if you are positive there is about a 25% chance you only have the antibodies in which case you do not have Hep C... Good luck and have the PCR.
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Thank you for comment. I went to another hospital and they also done Anti HCV (screen test). The doctor only told me that I  have some small problem in  liver, high enzyme and they took my blood again for more tests.
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