HCV Genotyping

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HCV Genotyping Panel: This panel includes the HCV Genotyping Test, which helps in identifying the genotype of the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) present in the patient's blood.

HCV Genotyping Test: The HCV Genotyping Test is used to determine the specific genotype of the HCV in a patient's blood.

HCV Genotyping Panel Price: The cost of the HCV Genotyping Panel is reasonable and affordable.

HCV Genotyping Panel Apollo 24|7: The HCV Genotyping Panel is available on Apollo 24|7, where patients can book an appointment easily.

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes inflammation in the liver. The virus spreads through contaminated blood, and it can lead to both acute and chronic infections. Hepatitis C can be a severe disease if it is not treated promptly. The HCV genotyping test is a vital diagnostic tool that helps to identify the type of hepatitis C virus present in the patient's body. The test helps doctors determine the severity of the infection and plan the treatment accordingly.

Symptoms of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C does not usually cause any symptoms during its initial stages. However, as the disease progresses, patients may experience the following symptoms:
1. Fatigue
2. Nausea
3. Loss of appetite
4. Abdominal pain
5. Dark urine
6. Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes)
7. Itchy skin
8. Joint pain

Test Procedure

The HCV genotyping test requires a blood sample from the patient. Before collecting the sample, the healthcare professional will clean the area with an antiseptic to prevent infection. After cleaning, they will insert a needle into a vein in the patient's arm or hand and collect a vial of blood for testing.

The blood collected from the patient is sent to the lab for testing. The lab technicians extract RNA from the blood sample and use polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology to amplify and detect the genetic material of the hepatitis C virus. The test identifies the genotype and subtype of the virus present in the patient's body.


If a patient receives a positive diagnosis of hepatitis C, they should seek treatment immediately. The treatment options depend on the type and severity of the virus and may include antiviral medications and lifestyle changes. It is essential to follow the treatment plan as prescribed for the best possible outcome.

Booking a Test on Apollo 24|7

Individuals can opt for the HCV genotyping test on Apollo 24|7 by booking a slot on the website or app. The results will be available within four days, and patients can access them online. Early diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C can prevent significant liver damage and improve the patient's overall health.

Opting for a lab test early on can provide individuals with an accurate diagnosis, allowing them to seek medical intervention promptly.

Benefits of Early Diagnosis
1. Early diagnosis can prevent severe liver damage.
2. Early intervention is crucial in preventing chronic Hepatitis C infection.
3. Early treatment can lower healthcare costs.
4. Early diagnosis helps prevent the spread of the virus to others.

faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently asked questions

Risk factors for hepatitis C include sharing needles, receiving blood transfusions before 1992, and unprotected sex with an infected partner.
Yes, hepatitis C can be cured through proper treatment. However, if left untreated, it can lead to serious liver damage.
The HCV genotyping test specifically identifies the genotype and subtype of the hepatitis C virus present in the patient's body.
The cost of the HCV genotyping panel may vary depending on the healthcare facility and location. Patients can check the price on Apollo 24|7 while booking their slot.
No, fasting is not required before taking the HCV genotyping test.

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The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results