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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.


Using Deep Sequencing Technology to Detect HCV Resistant Variants
A research team from the Netherlands turns to deep sequencing technology to detect hepatitis C virus resistant variants.
Compound Found in Plums Shown to Inhibit Hepatitis C Virus Entry
A naturally occurring compound in plums has been found to block the entry of the hepatitis C virus into cultured liver cells.
What Is Needed to Eliminate Hepatitis C Virus in the US?
A recent report coming from the O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law takes a closer look at the tools needed to achieve hepatitis C elimination in the United States.
HCV Infection Associated with 70% Increased Rate of Mortality in Patients with IPD
A new study finds hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection to be associated with a 70% increased rate of mortality in in-hospital patients with invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD).
Seniors at Increased Risk for Hepatitis and HIV
Seniors are at increased risk of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV. Prevention and early detection of potential infection are critical to avoiding long-term impact.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of June 11, 2017
New drugs for HIV, the growing rate of antibiotic resistance, a new hepatitis C treatment option, and updates on the Ebola outbreak and Lyme disease diagnostics, make up the Top 5 articles for this week.
New Hepatitis C Treatment Option Available for Patients Who Failed DAA Therapy
Findings from a clinical trial from researchers at Hospital Saint Joseph in Marseilles give new hope to patients with HCV in whom treatment with direct-acting antivirals previously failed.
Exploring the Link Between Steatosis Progression and HIV & HCV Infection
Not much is known about how HIV mono-infection contributes to the development of hepatic steatosis, due to how difficult diagnosis of this condition used to be. Now, with the developement of noninvasive tools, it is easier to diagnose steatosis.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.