Blood Tests

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
Fibroscan
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.