How Common Is Hepatitis C?
Does Everyone With Hep C Get Sick?
Who’s Most at Risk of Infection?
But What If I Never Used Drugs?
What About People Under 18 or Over 79?
Should I Get Screened if I’m Pregnant?
What Does a Hep C Test Involve?
Why Did Screening Recommendations Change?
Are There Other Reasons for the New Recs?
Are There Barriers to Hep C Screening?
Updated Screening Guidelines: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2020). “Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: Screening.” uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/hepatitis-c-screening
Evidence Report: JAMA. (2020). “Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults.” jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2762185
CDC Hep C Guidelines: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). “CDC Recommendations for Hepatitis C Screening Among Adults — United States, 2020.” cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/rr/rr6902a1.htm
Prevalence of Hep C: Hepatology. (2018). “Estimating Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States, 2013‐2016.” aasldpubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/hep.30297
Direct-acting Antivirals: JAMA. (2019). “Management of Hepatitis C in 2019.” jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2734262