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for Hepatitis C

   
Hepatitis C - Anti-HCV positive
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Decrease or abstain from alcohol
2) Hepatitis A/B vaccination
3) Advise on precautions to prevent transmission
4) Blood Survey, Complete Blood Count (CBC); Hepatic Function Panel; Prothrombin Time (PT);
5) HCV genotype, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg), Fe/TIBC
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) and RUQ US if clinical suspicion of cirrhosis
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1)Hepatitis C
2)American Association for The Study of Liver Diseases
3)Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
4)National Institutes of Health
5)American Liver Foundation
Appointment Timeframe 1-6 weeks, Hepatitis Clinic
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Fax non-UM records and MRI films to GI Scheduling office
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555 or 800-395-6431
Patients: 800-395-6431
Clinic Location Sites GI Clinic Locations
UM Consulting Physician Hepatology Faculty
Revised on: 07/02/2014