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HCV antibodies Positive PCR RNA negative

Hi, I got HCV Antibody positive result and PCR RNA Negative result, can someone tell me what it mean? Is it mean
1. I am HCV negative?
2. Is it mean I need to repeat the test after 6 months?
3. Is it mean I cleared virus and negative and no more tests I need?
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Plz help me, I do not know the meaning of PCR RNA negative I took the result on phone and need to wait for details up to tuesday if someone help me to understand it will be great bcoz wait is killing me.
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Y no one help me plz
317787 tn?1473362051
Hi there!  Congrats!  You do not have hep c
No one answered because they were sleeping, even now on a Saturday people are sleeping.
Good luck and again congrats! So happy for you
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Thx brother, u make my day, but I read on British liver web, that this test need I need to repeat after 4 to 6 weeks is it true do I need to repeat the test? If yes how long?
Thx for ur help God bless u.
1747881 tn?1546179478
PCR RNA Negative result

This is considered the gold standard of hep c testing, it can pick up on the virus as soo as 2 weeks after possible exposer and is conclusive.

No you do not need to test again
1747881 tn?1546179478
soo = soon

exposer = exposure
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Thx my friend I have 1 year baby, I was worried that's a big relief for me, God Bless You All, Thx allot
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I did not get your last message meaning
Exposure = Exposure?
1747881 tn?1546179478
It's still early in the morning where I am at, I was just correcting my spelling errors

Have a great day
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No problem have a nice day and can I say u morning? It's now 03:00 pm in uk :) any ways have a nice and happy day, so I am HCV free no need for any more test ? That is my last question
Thx again
1815939 tn?1377995399
You are fine. No need for anymore tests.
1747881 tn?1546179478
Yes you are HCV free and no you do not need anymore testing.

Enjoy life with your baby.
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Thank you all, God gave every one a healthy and pece full life, to enjoy there happiness and successes, Thank you all
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