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Hepatitis C

6 Facts about Hepatitis C Testing

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Many cases are discovered during routine screenings


An antibody test is the next step


HCV test can determine if virus is active


HCV quantitative test can determine virus load


HCV viral genotyping can determine the virus genotype


Liver biopsy can provide useful information


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