A 40-year-old member asked:
I took a hcv rna test. my doctor said that the virus is not replicating. does this mean i'm cured or it's hibernating?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Gallantanswered
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
Cured: If you have a positive antibody but a negative hcv RNA while on no anti-hcv therapy, then your body either cleared the infection on its own, or you were medically cured. Either way, it's good news, .
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Gregory Seagravesanswered
Pharmacology 19 years experience
SVR: Sound like you have a sustained viral response. Basically, it means you have cleared the virus.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 16, 2017
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