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A 26-year-old female asked:

Had reactive hep c antibody test, then a while later a hcv rna quantative test that comes back not detected. does that mean the hepatitis c virus is cured?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
About 25% of the patients infected with Hep C are able to clear the virus. It is likely that you are in that minority of people who manage to eliminate the virus. For info: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3608418/#:~:text=HCV%20infection%20will%20spontaneously%20clear,the%20design%20of%20HCV%20vaccines.
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