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Question about Hepatitis C Antibody test I received

Hello, I know I ask a lot about my girlfriend, but now I asking for me:

I went in to have a Hepatitis C Antibody tets done and this is what was on the paper:

Hepatitis C Ab (IgC): Nonreactive
Signal to Cutoff (Hep C) is 0.06                less than 1.00  ratio


If it is non reactive, why do I have .06 on the tets for the signal to cutoff. Is there some Hepatitis C in my body?

Tags: Hepatitus C, Hepatitis C, Abtibody, Cutoff Ratio
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"Is there some Hepatitis C in my body?"

No, it is an antibodies test and can pick up on other things

"If it is non reactive, why do I have .06 on the tets for the signal to cutoff"

You are negative follow the link to see the full test ratio's, what is positive, negative and indeterminate, it is a copy of my positive test, I know it is side ways but just deal with it :)

http://www.medhelp.org/user_photos/show/319023?personal_page_id=2257215
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Hrsepwr thanks for the test

but why would I have .06 on the tets for non reactive. Does that mean that a little Hepatits C was found?

Or maybe that I am at an acute stage and just picked it up recently like a month ago?
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but why would I have .06 on the tets for non reactive. Does that mean that a little Hepatits C was found?

No, for 1 it wouldn't be hep c but the antibody and 2 you ARE neg by the antibody test standard

Or maybe that I am at an acute stage and just picked it up recently like a month ago?

And No

I don't have a problem with you asking questions but dude you need to chill out, you are going to worry yourself to death long before anything else could get you
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sorry if i seem paranoid, but it just makes me feel bad when i saw .06 under hepatitis c antibody. Even though less than 1.00 is non reactive, i still felt kind of strange seeing a number for hepatitis c.

I thought it would be 0. On my other blood tests there were some 0 answers...
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Imagine how I felt when I saw 11.0 and then a RNA PCR that said 14.2 million, your antibody negative and your girl is RNA negative, you can relax and not worry about hep c unless you have a legitimate risk factor on the future

Have a great day
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