What is Hepatitis C?
Hepatitis C is a disease caused by the Hepatitis C virus. It affects the liver and, initially, may present without any symptoms. Over time, it can cause progressive destruction of the liver, leading to cancer, jaundice, and an increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.
How is Hepatitis C spread?
Hepatitis C is spread through sexual or blood contact with an infected person.
What is a Hepatitis C Test?
A Hepatitis C Test is a blood test that checks for Hepatitis C antibodies.
What does a positive Hepatitis C Test mean?
A positive test suggests prior or current Hepatitis C virus infection.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Hepatitis C Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.