I was on 8 weeks of Mavyret and due to Covid could not get labs done in the middle of treatment. One week AFTER treatment I was finally able to get my viral load test done and was still detected but below level of quantitation. Basically a viral load of less than 12, but still detected.
Fast forward to today, I just received the EXACT same result and it has been 12 weeks since my last dose of Mavyret.
My viral load didn’t rebound or relapse, but here I am... still testing detected 12 weeks post treatment.
I just don’t understand it. My liver labs are perfect. All labs are great otherwise.
Thank you so much. I’ve been thinking the same thing, but my mind has been playing tricks on me.
My treatment was only 8 weeks long, but I’ve read people on much longer treatment courses still detecting at the end of treatment. But I’ve never seen anyone test detected at 12 weeks post treatment, so I freaked out initially.
But then I’ve read many people testing detected on the Abbott and undetected on the other less sensitive test. Also, on the Mavyret website it states their cure rate as SVR12 as anything <LLOQ 12 weeks post treatment and they didn’t use the LLOD in their clinical trials. I found that pretty interesting.
I appreciate the response! Makes me feel a little less apprehensive about the whole situation.
GI doc was puzzled with the <LLOQ target detected results and consulted with their Hepatologist.
She wasn’t at all concerned (thankfully) and advised her to recheck my labs again in 3 months. Apparently, she has seen this happen in her patients before and it isn’t a cause for concern since I haven’t had any sort of viral relapse in 12 weeks.
Fingers crossed for an SVR 24. The wait continues!
Even though everything indicates a good outcome it is difficult not to be a bit worried when waiting for test results. We'll have our fingers crossed with you for your SVR 24. Hang in there.....
G1a probably early 1980's, Biopsy F1(2010), F2-F3(2015). VL 5+mill; 2+mill (2014) Tx naive. Accessed Sof/Led through Dr Freeman at GP2U and Buyers Club (lifesavers!!!)
Commenced tx 12/11/15. 9 wk: VL <15 Detected but LFT = Normal 12 week results: UND (Yay!) Due to slow response commenced Sof/Dac 4 Feb for 12 weeks. EOT @ 24 weeks 27 April 2016. (With thanks to Dr Freeman et al). SVR11 result: VL 1,950,000. It's back!
New tx 030916 (Viekira Pak, Solvadi, Ribavirin UND @ 111116. EOT 170217.
SVR12 and SVR 24
I will say one thing and you can look at my entire record I recorded here, mine said almost the same thing until it didn’t. I was
Indeed 100% cured and yes it took a little time to post. You have got this! Please do not waste a moment of your precious life considering anything but.
May God be with you.
Contracted HCV 1980's
Geno Type 1a
F3 ( doc says once treated I'll be F2 maybe F1)
Meds shipped 6/17/2016 arrived early 7/2016
Viral count - 3,471,080
4 week quantitative bloods: August 17, 2016. I have been diagnosed as <15 (told undetected)
8 week quantitative bloods: September 14th. I have been diagnosed as <15 (told undetected)
Thank you all so much. I can’t even begin to describe how thankful I am for all of you. Without you, I would have fallen into a very dark place.
A year ago today I found out for certain that I was carrying around Hep C for over a decade with my very first RNA test results. One full year from start to finish, and it’s been one hell of a rollercoaster ride. From my treatment beginning and ending right at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic and not knowing for sure if treatment was working, as I was not allowed to have labs done during treatment due to Covid. To not clearing at a week after EOT, to not clearing 12 weeks after EOT, to finally clearing 24 weeks after EOT. Whew! What a wild ride it’s been!
2020 has been a shit show for so many, but I will always remember it as the year that I took the step to get my life back on track. I’ll forever be grateful to you wonderful people for always offering kind words of encouragement and wisdom!
Thank you, thank you, thank you! May you all have a blessed holiday season!
Hi everyone its been a long long time since I have been here but still keeping an eye on everyone. Joy2world what wonderful news! You must be feeling so good at the moment despite all the other crap going on. It is such a joy to know this programme continues to help people get well.
As I have said before and will carrying on saying Dr James you are a star!!!! Thank you.
Joy2world lets hope other things will improve in all our lives and allow you to enjoy the full extent of recovery.
Take care of yourselves everyone.
much love and hugs (oh those illusive hugs!!!)
Diagnosed Hep C genotype 1b early 1990's. Treated 1998 peg Interferon/Riba non responder ( Meds stopped after 4 or 5 months.
Fibroscan April 2013- 7.3kPa repeated May 2015- 5.8kPa mild scaring
May 2015 ALT 59 AST 56
21/7/2016 ALT 36 AST 44 BIL14
thanks FixhepC +Monkmed started Sof/Led 16/8/2016. )
OCT 3 AST33 VL UND
OCT 11 ALT 29 AST 36 VL UND
NOV 10 ALT 27 AST 37 VL UND
JAN 30 2017 ALT 23 AST 29 VL UND
SVR12 ALT 23 AST 27 VL UND!!
SVR 24 UND!!!TY EVERYONE!