A variety of different tests are used to diagnose hepatitis C. These include:
• HCV Antibody Test
• HCV Viral Load Test or HCV RNA Test
• HCV Genotype/Subtype Test
• Liver Biopsy
• Non-Invasive Tests
• Staging Liver Disease
To find out more about these tests and what they mean, check out the HCV Advocate’s page on HCV Diagnostic Tools where you will also find a very useful fact sheet on Reading a Lab Report, among other things.