Hepatitis C virus infection
Last updated: Monday, 06, December, 2010
Previously hepatitis NANB (non-A, non-B).
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibodies.
Urinalysis; bilirubin, AST, ALT, ALP, FBC.See also Hepatic failure, Hepatitis
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA may be required for diagnosis if seroconversion has not yet occurred.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA (qualitative) to detirmine infectivity.
Liver biopsy may be indicated.
Alpha fetoprotein monitoring for detection of hepatocellular carcinoma.
Quantitative Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA and Hepatitis C virus genotyping is only indicated as part of the pre-treatment assessment.