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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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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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