IDWeek 2018: 3 Key Hep C Studies

November 6, 2018

ICYMI: 3 important studies at IDWeek 2018 highlighted gaps in HCV infection prevention efforts among younger adults, ie, born after the baby boomers.

Three key studies presented at IDWeek 2018 highlighted gaps in HCV infection prevention efforts among younger adults; in case you missed these, check out our slide show summaries of:● Poor rates of HCV screening of adolescents and young adults at federally qualified health centers● Higher incidence of HCV infection in younger adults versus baby boomers in an area of high IV drug use● Inadequate linkage to care in younger individuals with HCV infection, many of whom came from areas of high heroin use