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Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major health problem worldwide. The effects of chronic infection include cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease, and hepatocellular carcinoma. As a result of shared routes of transmission, co-infection with HIV is a substantial problem, and individuals infected with both viruses have poorer outcomes than do peers infected with one virus. No effective vaccine exists, although persistent HCV infection is potentially curable. The standard of care has been subcu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer Reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/S0140-6736(14)62401-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Lancet
Volume:
385
Issue:
9973
Pages:
1124–1135
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:0199c337-3967-431a-85dd-7d88dd072d18
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516805
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pubs:516805

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