The “modern era” of treatment features multiple DAAs that target specific steps within the HCV life cycle.
State Medicaid programs and private insurance companies have balked at providing these drugs to their insured customers. But the tide is turning.
Testing is recommended for the persons who are more likely to have the virus but not know it.
What are the most important labs to monitor before, during, and after HCV treatment? Essentials in this brief slide show.
Test your knowledge of screening and HCV management with these three short case quizzes.
Patients can be identified at earlier stages of disease, before serious liver damage, and have improved clinical outcomes.
Knowing the origin and causes could help clinicians better determine who to screen and treat.
Primary care physicians can play an expanding role in achieving the benefits of testing, care, and treatment to help stem the epidemic.
Hepatitis C virus is the leading indication for liver transplant in the US. Is it time for state-mandated HCV testing?
Twelve-week viral eradication rates were high in patients coinfected with HCV and HIV, particularly in those without advanced cirrhosis.