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Crowley, Des (2020) Hepatitis C and the role of general practice. Forum , 37 , (2) , pp. 37-38.

HCV infection is now a treatable and preventable infection and WHO has declared its elimination by 2030 a strategic goal.

…More recently, heroin injection has become the main risk factor, with some studies reporting a HCV prevalence of between 60% and 80% among Irish people who inject drugs….

[Note: this article is written for general practitioners and has a clinical focus]


Item Type:Article
Date:March 2020
Page Range:pp. 37-38
Volume:37
Number:2
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Subjects:G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Hepatitis C
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)
T Demographic characteristics > Person who injects drugs (Intravenous / injecting)
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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