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How do I know my genotype

I got my lab results from the hospital and this is what it says:

HCV RNA PCR Quant  5145696
HCV Log10                        6.71

The method used for this test is Real-Time PCR of the 5 UTR of the HCV genome.

Can anyone help me????
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Your genotype is not listed in this information.  Best thing to do is to call your doctor's office and ask them what your genotype is and also ask them to send you a copy of the results.
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Hi sorry about your diagnosis.  You will probably need another blood draw for genotype.  I remember I first found out my viral load, then after another test my geno.

With the new drugs you have the best odds ever to clear the virus.

Good luck !
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Does anyone know what a PCR value of 4.94 is?  Havent been able to get referral to Hepatologist yet.  Pos for Hep C with Viral load of 87, 280 cant get any answers fast enough.. Good Luck to all and thanks for the help

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pcr of 4.94 is just another form of your viral load on the log10 scale
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If my VL is 3.88 how do you calculate that? It only says greater than 7500 or 3.88 and I can't seem to get a specific # from hep doc I've asked 2x and I'm told"Your titer is low.".
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Here is a site with chart conversion already done for you

http://www.hepatitis-central.com/hcv/hepatitis/loadchart.html
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Sorry Indy it doesn't go that low but if you look in thread viral load 330 million I have another web page listed that will tell you how to convert it over.
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Thank you.
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