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Barriers to antiviral treatment in hepatitis C infected intravenous drug users.

@article{Gazdag2010BarriersTA,
  title={Barriers to antiviral treatment in hepatitis C infected intravenous drug users.},
  author={G. Gazdag and G. Horv{\'a}th and Olga Szab{\'o} and G. Ungvari},
  journal={Neuropsychopharmacologia Hungarica : a Magyar Pszichofarmakologiai Egyesulet lapja = official journal of the Hungarian Association of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={
          459-62
        }
}
  • G. Gazdag, G. Horváth, +1 author G. Ungvari
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Neuropsychopharmacologia Hungarica : a Magyar Pszichofarmakologiai Egyesulet lapja = official journal of the Hungarian Association of Psychopharmacology
  • BACKGROUND Nowadays intravenous drug use is the main source of hepatitis C transmission, but only a small proportion of those who acquired infection via intravenous drug use receive antiviral treatment. AIM to assess the barriers of access to antiviral treatment of infected intravenous drug users. METHODS A retrospective chart review was carried out in a hepatology outpatient clinic including all hepatitis C infected intravenous drug users in a 3-year period. RESULTS Only one-third of the… CONTINUE READING
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