Acute hepatitis C virus in an HIV clinic: a screening strategy, risk factors, and perception of risk.

@article{Taylor2011AcuteHC,
  title={Acute hepatitis C virus in an HIV clinic: a screening strategy, risk factors, and perception of risk.},
  author={L Elaine Taylor and Allison K Delong and Michaela A Maynard and Stacey Chapman and Patrick Gholam and Jason T Blackard and Josiah Rich and Kenneth H. Mayer},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={571-7}
}
Acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is being acquired undetected among HIV-infected individuals. A practical way to regularly screen HIV-infected patients for acute HCV irrespective of perceived risk or symptoms is needed. We piloted implementation of an acute HCV screening strategy using routine HIV clinical care schedules and the least costly blood… CONTINUE READING