Kindly help me regarding the hcv test

Patient : Is HCV test is routine test during pregnancy? spotting during pregnancy is a indication for HCV test?
Symptoms:  Spotting in earlier pregnancy
Doctor :   Hello, Thanks for the query. HCV test is done routinely along with HIV and HBsAg in many countries as a part of scre ening 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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