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I got stuck by a needle @ work from a pt with hep c.... Why does one dr say my levels are undetactable and the other says they are?

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Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not sure

I imagine this dilemma has to do with what labs were drawn, when they were drawn and which lab(s) ran the test.
There is always a possibility of lab error as well. I would get it clarified by discussing it with your primary. Perhaps he/she can contact the labs for further clarification or order additional tests for confirmation.

In brief: Not sure

I imagine this dilemma has to do with what labs were drawn, when they were drawn and which lab(s) ran the test.
There is always a possibility of lab error as well. I would get it clarified by discussing it with your primary. Perhaps he/she can contact the labs for further clarification or order additional tests for confirmation.
Dr. Christopher Coller
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: See a specialist

If you feel that you are not getting good care, then you should ask for a referral to an infectious disease specialist.

In brief: See a specialist

If you feel that you are not getting good care, then you should ask for a referral to an infectious disease specialist.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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