A 65-year-old male asked:
Hepatitis C (HCV) Antibody result is reactive.Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Verification test result is non reacitve. Is antibody result false positive?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Cain answered
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably not: the presence of the antibody indicates an exposure to the antigen (the virus) . the absence of the virus indicates that the virus has been eradicated. It is possible that the antibody result is a false positive. This is unlikely
Answered on Jan 22, 2020
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