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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) diagnosis and access to treatment in a UK cohort

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Background: As direct acting antiviral (DAA) therapy is progressively rolled out for patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, careful scrutiny of HCV epidemiology, diagnostic testing, and access to care is crucial to underpin improvements in delivery of treatment, with the ultimate goal of elimination. Methods: We retrospectively studied microbiology records from a large UK teaching hospital in order to compare the performance of HCV screening and diagnostic tests (antibody, antigen a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12879-018-3367-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Paediatrics
Jesuthasan, G More by this author
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Matthews, PC
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
461
Publication date:
2018-09-14
Acceptance date:
2018-08-29
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EISSN:
1471-2334
Pubs id:
pubs:910950
URN:
uri:3fc8c82e-fa11-47bb-bdc9-eb6f61e5ee61
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uuid:3fc8c82e-fa11-47bb-bdc9-eb6f61e5ee61
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pubs:910950

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