Am J Gastroenterol 2008 Jan 25;103(1):131-7. Epub 2007 Sep 25.
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Objectives: Screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in individuals at increased risk is currently recommended by most, but not all, health authorities. This study identifies outcomes of individuals diagnosed through a screening program targeting high-risk patients.
Methods: Veterans presenting for care in VA facilities are assessed for HCV risk factors by a questionnaire. Read More