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More follow-up testing needed for positive hepatitis C antibody tests

Clinicians should perform an RNA hepatitis C virus (HCV) test to more definitively diagnose patients after a positive antibody test, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended.
May 2013

Meningitis vaccine, combination hepatitis C pill, and glucose meter for critically ill approved

Combined ledipasvir and sofosbuvir (Harvoni) to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection. ... Previously, FDA-approved meningococcal vaccines only covered serogroups A, C, Y, and W.
January 2015

USPSTF recommends hepatitis C screening for baby boomers and high-risk patients

All patients born between 1945 and 1965 should be screened for hepatitis C virus (HCV), as should all high-risk patients, the U.S. ... Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended. All patients born between 1945 and 1965 should be
June 2013

Better treatment but low awareness with hepatitis C

The current state of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the U.S. ... The cost-effectiveness of birth-cohort screening for hepatitis C antibody in U.S.
August 2012

MRSA test and warfarin recalled, new tests for HIV and hepatitis C

The first rapid blood test for antibodies to the hepatitis C virus (HCV) for individuals 15 years and older.
September 2010

Rapid and point-of-care tests accurate for HCV

Rapid diagnostic tests and point-of-care tests for hepatitis C virus (HCV) are accurate enough to be used for first-line screening, according to a new study. ... In light of their accuracy and the urgent need to increase hepatitis C screening in
October 2012

Approvals of drugs to treat seizures, chronic hepatitis C virus infection, depression

Simeprevir (Olysio), to treat chronic hepatitis C virus infection. A protease inhibitor, it is to be used as a component of combination antiviral treatment in adults with compensated liver disease, including ... The drug carries a boxed warning about the
February 2014

Hospitalizations, heart valve surgeries for drug-associated infective endocarditis increase

Drug use-associated infective endocarditis was identified by a diagnosis code indicating recreational drug use, withdrawal, dependence, poisoning, or a diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection in patients born after 1965 ... They added that using
December 2018

MKSAP quiz on hepatology

He has a history of cirrhosis due to hepatitis C viral infection. ... He has a history of cirrhosis due to hepatitis C viral infection and also has anxiety.
June 2019

Treatment of ascites in patients with portal hypertension

restriction (. 99. Garcia-Tsao G, Lim JK, Lim J; Members of Veterans Affairs Hepatitis C Resource Center Program. ... 9. Garcia-Tsao G, Lim JK, Lim J; Members of Veterans Affairs Hepatitis C Resource Center Program.
February 2014

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