Kindly help me regarding the hcv test

Patient

Q: Is HCV test is routine test during pregnancy?
spotting during pregnancy is a indication for HCV test?

Symptoms:  Spotting in earlier pregnancy
Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

HCV test is done routinely along with HIV and HBsAg in many countries as a part of screening for infectious diseases, although HCV is not compulsory for a screening.
Spotting in earlier pregnancy is not an indication of doing HCV test.

Hope this helped.
Regards

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