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Author Topic: Lab question  (Read 6964 times)

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Offline shadowkitten667

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Lab question
« on: May 11, 2015, 07:32:10 pm »
I had my 1 year SVR labs come up "Undetectable"

My 1.5 year said "detected not quantifiable" but <25 … it was unable to count the virus in my blood after several additional tests…

I know <50 used to be "cured"…. is this new blood test a sign of relapse? My Liver tests were amazingly low… I'm confused… please help.

Offline dragonslayer

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Re: Lab question
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2015, 11:56:58 pm »
This is no more than a lay evaluation.. But, the virus, in order to be 'vital', must replicate.. After all that time, to show a quantification of less than the test's LLOQ I would think, means any virions found are non active.
Paul

DX 2008
Started Harvoni 11/26/14 for 8 wks
Completed 8 wks Harvoni 01/20/15
EOT RNA Quant result:  Detected 29
7.5 wk post tx: Detected < LLOQ(12)
11 wk post tx: UNDETECTED SVR12
24 wk post tx: UNDETECTED SVR24; AST 26; ALT 22; ALP 73
48 wk post tx: UNDETECTED SVR48; AST 18; ALT 18; ALP 70
GT 1a
vl 2.4mil
2008 bpx: Stage&Grade 0
2013 bpx: Stage&Grade: 0-1
IL28B: TT
likely infected early '70s

 


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