Diagnosis and treatment of acute hepatitis C virus infection.


The first 6 months after exposure to hepatitis C virus (HCV) are regarded as acute hepatitis C (AHC). Two patient populations worldwide share the highest prevalence of AHC virus infection: injection drug users and HIV-positive men who have sex with men. Diagnosis of AHC is often difficult in both patient populations as the acute inflammatory phase can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2012.08.011


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