Which lab findings are characteristic of chronic hepatitis C virus infection?

Updated: May 10, 2019
  • Author: Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, PhD, MA(Cantab), FAAP; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Answer

Many patients have normal serum ALT levels, although these levels may significantly fluctuate over time. Once present, HCV-directed antibodies generally persist.


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