Continued low uptake of treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in a large community-based cohort of inner city residents.

@article{Alavi2014ContinuedLU,
  title={Continued low uptake of treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in a large community-based cohort of inner city residents.},
  author={Maryam Alavi and Jesse D Raffa and Gregory D. Deans and Calvin Yiu-Kit Lai and Mel Krajden and Gregory J Dore and Mark Tyndall and Jason Grebely},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={1198-206}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Despite advances in HCV treatment, recent data on treatment uptake is sparse. HCV treatment uptake and associated factors were evaluated in a community-based cohort in Vancouver, Canada. METHODS The CHASE study is a cohort of inner city residents recruited from January 2003-June 2004. HCV status and treatment were retrospectively and prospectively determined through data linkages with provincial virology and pharmacy databases. Logistic regression analyses were used to… CONTINUE READING
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