Hepatitis C virus epidemiology and prevention in Polish and Swiss population - similar and contrasting experiences.

@article{Sakem2016HepatitisCV,
  title={Hepatitis C virus epidemiology and prevention in Polish and Swiss population - similar and contrasting experiences.},
  author={Benjamin Sakem and Kazimierz Madaliński and Urs Nydegger and Małgorzata Stępień and Paulina Godzik and Agnieszka Kołakowska and Lorenz Risch and Martin Risch and Karolina Ewa Zakrzewska and Magdalena Rosińska},
  journal={Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine : AAEM},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={425-31}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to review available data on HCV in Poland and Switzerland, in order to compare the two European countries with respect to epidemiological situation and efficiency of the response systems. MATERIALS AND METHOD A search of registries, published and grey literature was performed to assemble data on prevalence, rate of detection of new cases, identified risk factors for transmission, mortality due to HCV, prevalence of HCC and the consequent liver… CONTINUE READING