Hepatitis C drives the liver to swell up and infects it causing liver illness. The disease only happens after the body is infected by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The world still doesn’t have a vaccine for Hepatitis C, unlike its friends Hepatitis A and B but do not fear the research is in process. Hepatitis C has two forms in nature acute and chronic. If a patient is detected with acute hepatitis C, the start rapidly increases and the last sustain for about a few weeks. But if you have been contaminated with Hepatitis C, the symptoms take a period and emerge over months or years. Most of the time, victims don’t even notice them. What is Anti-HCV? Anti-HCV is an antibody that is a protein produced by the patient’s body when the immunity system detects the Hepatitis C virus in the blood. The antibodies start to develop three months after the Hepatitis C infection has affected the patient. Therefore, the Anti-HCV Antibody test is also known as the Anti-HCV test. At Self-Test Diagnostics, we examine your blood for the antibodies for the Hepatitis C virus. If and When you are infected, the body releases antigens into the bloodstream. Suppose the test results of your Anti-HCV are negative. In that case, it simply indicates you do not have Hepatitis C. Still, if it is positive, you need to urgently see a doctor as it is an indication of Hepatitis C antibodies. Also, you might have been infected in the past.
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The HCV antibodies test, and the following blood tests, can be easily done in the labs that perform routine blood words. It is a regular blood sample that will be taken for analysis and doesn’t require any special steps, such as fasting.
The Hepatitis C antibody test is a blood test that will calculate the amount of antibodies in the blood. The test will only require a small blood sample that will be drawn out from the veins in the forearm. Additionally there are no other requirement.
The blood test called an HCV antibody test, is required to know if someone was or infected by the Hepatitis C virus. The HCV antibody test is sometimes also referred to as anti-HCV test. It tries to find out antibodies to hepatitis C virus in blood.