Sep 15, 2004 - This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection based on the USPSTF’s examination of evidence specific to asymptomatic persons for HCV testing and treatment.
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Nov 1, 2003 - Hepatitis C is a growing health concern. An estimated 3.9 million persons in the United States are infected with hepatitis C virus; 2.7 million of these persons have chronic infection. Cirrhosis develops in approximately 7 percent of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
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Nov 1, 2003 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Nov 1, 2003 Issue Editorials Liver Biopsy and Screening for Cancer in Hepatitis C KELLY A. GEBO, M.D., M.P.H., and ERIC B. BASS, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Am Fam Physician. 2003 Nov...
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