Spotlight Series on Hepatitis C

"Ask the Experts": Is There a Urine Test for Hepatitis C?

The following is a physician-patient interaction that took place within's "Ask the Experts" forum on hepatitis.

Is there a urine test for Hep C?
Nov 11, 2012

my EX partners mother told me he has Hep C. He says he faked it with someone elses urine to get into a study. I don't believe him. Who is telling the truth?

Response from Dr. Taylor

There is no urine test that can determine if a person has hepatitis C infection. Blood tests are needed.

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