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Laboratory Testing for Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C: Genotyping Assays

Slide 15

April 2008

In our patient, he was found to have an HCV RNA of 795,000 IU/mL. Because of the absence of clinical signs and symptoms, with the exception of an elevated serum, an alanine-transaminase level, we can conclude that he has chronic Hepatitis C.

The provider needs to know which additional tests should be requested to help guide specific anti-HCV therapy.

Genotyping Assays


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