Hepatitis C Community
antibodies
About This Community:

This forum is for questions about medical issues and research aspects of Hepatitis C such as, questions about being newly diagnosed, questions about current treatments, information and participation in discussions about research studies and clinical trials related to Hepatitis. If you would like to communicate with other people who have been touched by Hepatitis, please visit our new Hepatitis Social/Living with Hepatitis forum

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

antibodies

Hello, I have tested positive for hep c antibodies.  They can not detect a viral load in my system.  My Dr. said it is possible I have the antibodies but not the virus.  She will test me again in about 6 months.  Can I get tested sooner then this to detect whether or not I only have the antibodies? Is there a specific test that can detect whether I just have the antibodies or the actual virus. I had some extensive blood work done when I was first diagnosed.  I don't know how to tell if I had  PCR test or not. I had no idea I had this until I donated blood.  I was informed that I probably received it from a blood transfusion I had as a child.  Please any information or advice would be greatly appreciated.  
Thank You
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
406584 tn?1399591666
Blank
Dee1956, and 10356 commented on 10356's status
3 hrs ago
18860538 tn?1469278293
Blank
surfer90265 uploaded new photos
4 hrs ago
406584 tn?1399591666
Blank
10356 went to my appointment I wi... Comment
18 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Hepatitis Answerers
317787 tn?1468754865
Blank
Dee1956
DC
163305 tn?1333672171
Blank
orphanedhawk
Rural Mural, CA
446474 tn?1446351282
Blank
HectorSF
San Francisco, CA
Avatar m tn
Blank
can-do-man
IN
1747881 tn?1358189534
Blank
hrsepwrguy
Greeley, CO
2059648 tn?1439770265
Blank
dontworry_behappy1
CA
Hepatitis C Community Resources
Top Hepatitis Answerers
317787 tn?1468754865
Blank
Dee1956
DC
163305 tn?1333672171
Blank
orphanedhawk
Rural Mural, CA
446474 tn?1446351282
Blank
HectorSF
San Francisco, CA
Avatar m tn
Blank
can-do-man
IN
1747881 tn?1358189534
Blank
hrsepwrguy
Greeley, CO
2059648 tn?1439770265
Blank
dontworry_behappy1
CA