Find out what’s involved when you have a fibroscan or a liver biopsy to assess the degree of liver fibrosis, and why cirrhosis is important.
PCR tests (polymerase chain reaction tests) help detect the presence of hepatitis C virus in the body and a person’s potential to transmit HCV to others.
Hep C antibody tests are used to see if a person has ever developed hep c antibodies – whether they have ever been infected with hepatitis C at any point.
Hepatitis C, also known as Hep C is most commonly transmitted through blood-to-blood contact. It is not classified as an STI.
Find out about all about hepatitis C, including how many Australians have hep C, how you catch it, treatment and the long-term effects of infection.
Compare the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
Find out about the substances tested in liver function tests (blood tests) and how they can help determine the health of your liver.
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