Health Issue: Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C is often found during blood tests for a routine physical or other medical procedure.
- Elevated liver enzymes
- ELISA assay to detect hepatitis C antibody
- Hepatitis C PCR test
- Hepatitis C genotype. Six genotypes exist. Most Americans have genotype 1 infection, which is the most difficult to treat.
- Hepatitis virus serology
- Liver biopsy