Hepatitis C: a public health response in Kansas.

Kans Nurse 2004 Apr;79(4):8-9

Kansas Department of Health and Environment, USA.

The hepatitis C (HCV) infection prevalence in Kansas is concentrated in populations with increased risk factors for acquiring the virus. Testing the appropriate population and providing counseling and medical referral to these high risk individuals is accomplished by offering HCV testing at HIV Counseling and Testing sites across the state. Such public health programs along with the medical community allow the at risk populations of Kansas an opportunity to improve their health and decrease the spread of HCV

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