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167203 tn?1280692080

6 mo. post tx results/geno 3 slow responder

Drum roll please....
HCV QuantaSure Plus(Non-Graph)
<10
I love this!! I love you guys!! You cannot begin to understand the joy, and relief..oh wait...yes you can!! That's why I love you!!
Unable to calculate result since non-numeric result obtained for component test.
Less than 10 IU/mL indicates either complete absence of HCV RNA or in rare cases, low copy number below the detectable limit of the assay.

Now I'm believing it's complete absence!! I think there are more sensitive tests, but I'll take this for now!!
So do I have to wait for the 1 yr. mark before I call myself SVR?
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524608 tn?1244418161
Congratulations!!! I'm so very happy for you!
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167203 tn?1280692080
time sure has flown by!
Thank you all for your kind words, and congrats!
You all share a very sweet place in my heart!!
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217229 tn?1192762404
ba da boom booom ding ding crash!

*my drum roll*

LOL!

WTG!

Hugs darlin!
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144210 tn?1273088782
Congratulations!  Geno 3 SVR's are making a comeback!
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250084 tn?1303307435
Thats wonderful Jools! A feeling way deep within, isn't it!?

As said so many times here in the past....
24 week UND IS the new SVR :)

(and so said my great Doc also!)

VERY happy for you girl, thats just great news and why we're here!

LL
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Avatar universal
Ditto what everyone else said.
One thing though doesnt time fly. It doesnt seem that long ago when you start.

Happy Happy!!!!
CS
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320078 tn?1278344720
Jools,

Congrats on such great news!!!!

Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your journey!!! Its def A long Strange trip!!

peace
rita
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Avatar universal
Good for you Jools! So happy for you!
MO
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167203 tn?1280692080
Zazza...I would have never known to ask about extending if you hadn't let me know the stats on slow responders, you and CS. Thank you so much for your wisdom and encouragement. Now it's comeagains turn.
Elaine, Your encouragement to me during all you were going thru with Nick was a light to my soul. Your willingness to reach out and help others an inspiration. There will be a day this dragon will be beat without all we have to go thru now.
Everyone, Please know how profoundly you have touched me, and how thankful I am to have found this crazy place when I was first diagnosed. What a long strange trip it's been. Thank you for being a part of my journey.
yea! =)
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Avatar universal
Congratulations! No more waiting --  you can call yourself SVR now. Great news!
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Congrats girl, if i remember right you had to deal with alot during your tx. BTW cando loves you to:)......... Wishing you the best
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92903 tn?1309904711
If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, and it ain't Sara Palin, then it must be an SVR! Yoohoooooooo for yoooo from a fellow former 3a. Great news, especially being a slow responder.
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394687 tn?1290920840
How fabulous! Your holidays will be full of joy now. I'm anxious to find out in Jan if I can say the same. What a journey eh?

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408795 tn?1324935675
Great news, congratulations!!  It's always great to hear when someone else is able to kick down this disease and attain SVR...
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548668 tn?1394187222
Wow Jools;  I'm over the moon for your results!!!!  HUGE congratulations!!!
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476246 tn?1418870914
A big big congratulations to you!!! Sweet are those 3 letters SVR.... :-)

Hugs, Marcia
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Avatar universal
I am so very, very happy for you! The slow geno 3 responder - you did it! You know our history, you were the first geno 3 slow responder who really listened to my encouragement to extend tx after I had seen Comeagain relapse. My eyes are filling up with tears of joy - I am just so happy, happy, happy for you!

And that <10 test is all you need. It is as good as any sensitive test. Enjoy your SVR, you are such a nice person.

Hugs, Za
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276730 tn?1327962946
yipee!!! you got your miracle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Im so happy for you!
I bet this iwill be the best Thanksgiving ever!!
Boy...you have somuch tobe thankful for!

Enjoy you did it!!!!!!!

Love Charm27

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167203 tn?1280692080
Thank you, thank you!!
I could not have made it this far without all of the support I received here, and God of course!!...so my sincere thanks for everyone here.
comeagain..i know you will SVR this time...let zazza know the slow responder(me) did it!! You will too!
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Avatar universal
No, 24 weeks, you ARE SVR!! many congrats, I watched as you txed. congrats again, like it never happened! jerry ps many insurance co.s require 1 year SVR to consider you cured though.
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388154 tn?1306361691
Been waiting for this a long time so very, very, very happy for you.

Not only because I love you as a person your an geno 3 cleared at 48 weeks, Im coming after, you and flguy gives me great hope.

ca
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439539 tn?1233465815
YEA!
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220090 tn?1379167187
great news for sure.
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Avatar universal
Great news on svr!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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