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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?
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: 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, .

In brief: 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, .
Dr. Joel Gallant
Dr. Joel Gallant
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Dr. Gregory Seagraves
Pharmacology
In brief: SVR
Sound like you have a sustained viral response.
Basically, it means you have cleared the virus.

In brief: SVR
Sound like you have a sustained viral response.
Basically, it means you have cleared the virus.
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
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