Hepatitis c (HCV) antibody is reactive. The hepatitis C Recombinant Immunoblat Assay (riba) confirmation test is non reactive. Is antibody false positiv
Well . A positive hepatitis C antibody test with a negative or in a test usually is not a false positive that usually means someone had hepatitis C infection and their body cleared the infection and they are now immune to hepatitis C. Do a Healthtap visit or see a primary care physician for specific diagnosis.
Not necessarily. The information suggests that you had hepatitis C infection and recovered from it and eliminated the virus from your body. About 20% of the people who get Hep C are able to get rid of the virus. The antibody is the marker of prior infection. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.