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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.


Does Race or Ethnicity Impact the Efficacy of DAAs for the Treatment of HCV?
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).
Five Challenges Filed Against HCV Drug Patents
Five patent challenges on medications to treat hepatitis C virus were recently filed in Argentina and India.
HCV Screening Should Not Just Focus on At-Risk Populations
In a study presented at CROI 2017 in Seattle, Washington, researchers from MedStar Health Research Institute presented new data on HCV infection in non-baby boomer populations.
HIV and HCV Status Awareness Rates Improving in NYC
Research presented at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections shows that more individuals are aware of their HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) status, but more work is still needed.
Examining the Pre-Seroconversion Window in Patients with Acute Hepatitis C
Researchers presented their findings on pre-seroconversion window in patients with acute HCV infection at the Conference on Retrovirus and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle, Washington.
HCV Infection May Cause Cancers Outside the Liver
Researchers found that HCV infection may be linked to more cancers besides hepatocellular carcinoma, as well as certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Study Reveals Increased Cirrhosis Prevalence in US Patients with HCV
In a recent CHeCS study, investigators sought to identify the prevalence of cirrhosis, decompensated cirrhosis, and death, among 11,169 adults with HCV in the United States between 2006 and 2014.
Testing Still Needed After HCV Clears in HIV-Positive MSM
A retrospective study found hepatitis C reinfection rates high are in HIV-positive men who have sex with men from four western European countries.
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