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A 22-year-old male asked:

are sgot and sgpt levels helpful in diagnosis of hep c . how do they alter in hep c?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: Usually they are up in hepatitis c, both acute and chronic, and are typically the first warning. There are other causes of their being elevated.

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A 28-year-old female asked:

What are good hep c levels? Which things on my test results should I watch most?Ast/alt...And which ones r most import. I'm 28/f/hep c

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Dr. Frank Pancotto
Gastroenterology 46 years experience
Non detectible: Viral load non detectible is good. Anything else, not good. Reguardless of ast/alt.

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