Appendix: The National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Management of Hepatitis C 2002.

@article{Seeff2003AppendixTN,
  title={Appendix: The National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Management of Hepatitis C 2002.},
  author={Leonard B. Seeff and Jay H. Hoofnagle},
  journal={Clinics in liver disease},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={261-87}
}
The incidence of newly acquired hepatitis C infection has diminished in the United States. This decline is largely because of a decrease in cases among IDUs for reasons that are unclear and, to a lesser extent, to testing of blood donors for HCV. The virus is transmitted by blood, and such transmission now occurs primarily through injection drug use, sex with an infected partner or multiple partners, and occupational exposure. Most infections become chronic, and therefore the prevalence of HCV… CONTINUE READING
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