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The Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Total Antibody-Qualitative test is a diagnostic tool designed to detect the presence of antibodies against the Hepatitis C virus in the bloodstream. This qualitative assay helps identify individuals who have been exposed to the virus, indicating a past or current infection. While a positive result indicates the presence of HCV antibodies, further confirmatory testing may be necessary to differentiate between past and active infections. The HCV Total Antibody Qualitative test is essential for individuals with known risk factors, such as those with a history of intravenous drug use, blood transfusions before the implementation of widespread screening, or individuals born to HCV-positive mothers. Early detection of Hepatitis C is crucial for preventing the progression to chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, or liver cancer.

This diagnostic test plays a pivotal role in public health, aiding in the identification of individuals who may benefit from further medical evaluation, treatment,…

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