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Hepatitis C

Diagnosis

Hepatitis C is often found during blood tests for a routine physical or other medical procedure.

  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • ELISA assay to detect hepatitis C antibody
  • Hepatitis C PCR test
  • Hepatitis C genotype. Six genotypes exist. Most Americans have genotype 1 infection, which is the most difficult to treat.
  • Hepatitis virus serology
  • Liver biopsy