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LATEST HCV / HEPATITIS NEWS

The Contagion HCV / Hepatitis specialty page provides HCV / hepatitis-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

Researchers recently examined data from 21k+ patients in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system to determine if a correlation exists between race or ethnicity and the efficacy of direct-acting antiviral (DAAs) for the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV).
LATEST HCV / HEPATITIS VIDEOS
Megan Luther, PharmD, Advanced Health Services research fellow, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy, discusses potential strategies to reduce incidence of acute kidney injuries due to vancomycin and pip/tazo combination therapy.
Monique Foster, MD, MPH, EIS officer, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses the CDC’s HCV universal birth cohort testing program.
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A recent study from US researchers suggests that liver disease severity and treatment costs for people with hepatitis C (HCV) vary depending on a patient's genotype.