my husband was screened for hep c 2 yrs ago and Anti-HCV and Riba were positive. Then he went to our primary and got the HCV-RNA (PCR Quan) which came back >50 iu/ml. She said this was a rare (I wasen't there to ask more questions) and wanted to test him again in 6 months (never did). Well, my question is what does this all mean? He is going in to have the same test again requested by another dr. I can't find any info about undetectable levels without ever having treatment. Is it possible he cleared the virus back when he got it (either as a kid who had 2 tranfusions or when he used IV drugs 11 years ago). Any help or support will be helpful.
Well, he's not detectable again. This is twice now with all his metabolic panel results all normal. I guess he must have cleared it up somtime in the past. If he got it when he was a kid, then that would make the idea much more plausible. I hope and pray for all who are stricken with ailments. I have a new outlook on life because of all of this.
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