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But experts suggest that a move toward universal hepatitis B screening and vaccination may be in order.
The hep C mortality reduction goal will not be met by any state, according to recent projections.
Researchers found that longer usage of injection drugs was positively linked to hep C testing.
Using a two-part testing plan could help identify those with advanced liver fibrosis among people with type 2 diabetes.
Researchers recommend screening for fatty liver disease within this population.
A fifth of the worldwide population with fatty liver disease consists of lean people.
This new test could “play an important role” in screening people who are at risk for developing hepatocellular carcinoma.
All people ages 18 to 79 should be screened for hepatitis C virus at least once, regardless of risk factors.
New Hepatitis C Screening recommendations should grow from the knowledge we have, and correctly reflect the needs of the community.
Wider screening would prevent liver cirrhosis, liver cancer and the need for liver transplants.
Users can receive checkup reminders for cholesterol tests and mammograms, among other benefits.
Doctors are finding ways to diagnose and treat this difficult-to-reach demographic.
Matt Heskett discusses his journey with hepatitis C for the first time with the press.
A look at the World Health Organization’s Progress Report On Access to Hepatitis C Treatment
Depression Screening Day is observed the first week in October. Do you know the symptoms of depression?
The public is invited to comment on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft plan on screening for hepatitis C in teens and adults.
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