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Sharon Hutchinson

Professor

  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

2015
10 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating the number of people with hepatitis C virus who have ever injected drugs and have yet to be diagnosed: an evidence synthesis approach for Scotland

Prevost, T. C., Presanis, A. M., Taylor, A., Goldberg, D., Hutchinson, S. J. & De Angelis, D., Aug 2015, In : Addiction. 110, 8, p. 1287-300 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Scotland
Hepacivirus
Hepatitis C Antibodies
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Population Density
19 Downloads (Pure)

Evidence of continued injecting drug use after attaining sustained treatment-induced clearance of the hepatitis C virus: implications for reinfection

Valerio, H., Goldberg, D., Lewsey, J., Weir, A., Allen, S., Aspinall, E. J., Barclay, S. T., Bramley, P., Dillon, J. F., Fox, R., Fraser, A., Hayes, P. C., Innes, H., Kennedy, N., Mills, P. R., Stanley, A. J. & Hutchinson, S. J., 1 Sep 2015, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 154, p. 125-131 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Viruses
Hepacivirus
Hospitalization
Opiate Alkaloids
Pharmaceutical Preparations
52 Downloads (Pure)

Expansion of HCV treatment access to people who have injected drugs through effective translation of research into public health policy: Scotland's experience

Hutchinson, S. J., Dillon, J. F., Fox, R., McDonald, S. A., Innes, H., Weir, A., McLeod, A., Aspinall, E. J., Palmateer, N. E., Taylor, A., Munro, A., Valerio, H., Brown, G. & Goldberg, D., Nov 2015, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 26 , 11, p. 1041-1049 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Scotland
Public Policy
Health Policy
Public Health
Research
84 Downloads (Pure)

Global policy and access to new hepatitis C therapies for people who inject drugs

Doyle, J. S., Aspinall, E., Hutchinson, S., Quinn, B., Gore, C., Wiktor, S. & Hellard, M. E., Nov 2015, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 26 , 11, p. 1064-1071 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
Guidelines
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HCV treatment rates and sustained viral response among people who inject drugs in seven UK sites: real world results and modelling of treatment impact

Martin, N. K., Foster, G. R., Vilar, J., Ryder, S., Cramp, M. E., Gordon, F., Dillon, J. F., Craine, N., Busse, H., Clements, A., Hutchinson, S. J., Ustianowski, A., Ramsay, M., Goldberg, D., Irving, W., Hope, V., De Angelis, D., Lyons, M., Vickerman, P. & Hickman, M., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 22, 4, p. 399-408 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Antiviral Agents
Wales
Chronic Hepatitis C
13 Downloads (Pure)

Hepatitis C Virus treatment as prevention in people who inject drugs: testing the evidence: testing the evidence

Hickman, M., De Angelis, D., Vickerman, P., Hutchinson, S. & Martin, N., 1 Dec 2015, In : Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases. 28, 6, p. 576-582 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
Uncertainty
Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling the initiation of others into injecting drug use, using data from 2500 injectors surveyed in Scotland during 2008-09

White, S. R., Hutchinson, S. J., Taylor, A. & Bird, S. M., 18 Mar 2015, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 181, 10, p. 771-180 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Scotland
Injections
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Drug Users
Needles

Mortality and cause of death in a cohort of people who had ever injected drugs in Glasgow: 1982-2012

Nambiar, D., Weir, A., Aspinall, E. J., Stoove, M., Hutchinson, S., Dietze, P., Waugh, L. & Goldberg, D., 1 Feb 2015, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 147, p. 215-221 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cause of Death
Mortality
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Age Groups
Drug therapy
24 Downloads (Pure)

Strategies for the treatment of Hepatitis C in an era of interferon-free therapies: what public health outcomes do we value most?

Innes, H., Goldberg, D., Dillon, J. & Hutchinson, S. J., 1 Nov 2015, In : Gut. 64, 11, p. 1800-1809 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hepatitis C
Interferons
Public Health
Morbidity
Liver
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Targeted hepatitis C antibody testing interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Aspinall, E. J., Doyle, J. S., Corson, S., Hellard, M. E., Hunt, D., Goldberg, D., Nguyen, T., Falck-Ytter, Y., Morgan, R. L., Smith, B., Stoove, M., Wiktor, S. Z. & Hutchinson, S., Feb 2015, In : European Journal of Epidemiology. 30, 2, p. 115-129 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hepatitis C Antibodies
Meta-Analysis
Hepacivirus
Morbidity
Liver
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Toward a more complete understanding of the association between a hepatitis C sustained viral response and cause-specific outcomes

Innes, H. A., McDonald, S. A., Dillon, J. F., Allen, S., Hayes, P. C., Goldberg, D., Mills, P. R., Barclay, S. T., Wilks, D., Valerio, H., Fox, R., Battacharyya, D., Kennedy, N., Morris, J., Fraser, A., Stanley, A. J., Bramley, P. & Hutchinson, S. J., 25 Mar 2015, In : Hepatology. 62, 2, p. 355-364 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hepatitis C
Mortality
Liver
Alcoholic Intoxication
Cardiovascular Diseases

Trends in mortality after diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection: an international comparison and implications for monitoring the population impact of treatment

Aspinall, E. J., Hutchinson, S. J., Janjua, N. Z., Grebely, J., Yu, A., Alavi, M., Amin, J., Goldberg, D., Innes, H., Law, M., Walter, S. R., Krajden, M. & Dore, G. J., Feb 2015, In : Journal of Hepatology. 62, 2, p. 269-277 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Mortality
Population
Liver
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What is the impact of a country-wide scale-up in antiviral therapy on the characteristics and sustained viral response rates of patients treated for hepatitis C?

McDonald, S. A., Innes, H. A., Hayes, P. C., Dillon, J. F., Mills, P. R., Goldberg, D., Barclay, S. A., Allen, S., Fox, R., Fraser, A., Kennedy, N., Bhattacharyya, D. & Hutchinson, S. J., Feb 2015, In : Journal of Hepatology. 62 , 2, p. 262-268 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hepatitis C
Antiviral Agents
Hepacivirus
Odds Ratio
Prisons
2014

Are needle and syringe programmes associated with a reduction in HI transmission among people who inject drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis,

Aspinall, E. J., Nambiar, D., Goldberg, D., Hickman, M., Weir, A., van Velsen, E., Palmateer, N., Doyle, J. S., Hellard, M. E. & Hutchinson, S., Feb 2014, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 43 , 1, p. 235-248 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syringes
Needles
Meta-Analysis
HIV
Pharmaceutical Preparations
21 Downloads (Pure)

Attendance at specialist hepatitis clinics and initiation of antiviral treatment among persons chronically infected with hepatitis C: examining the early impact of Scotland's hepatitis C action plan

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Innes, H. A., Allen, S., Bramley, P., Bhattacharyya, D., Carman, W., Dillon, J. F., Fox, R., Fraser, A., Goldberg, D. J., Kennedy, N., Mills, P. R., Morris, J., Stanley, A. J., Wilks, D. & Hayes, P. C., May 2014, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 21 (5), p. 366-376 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis
Antiviral Agents
Ambulatory Care Facilities

Does informing people who inject drugs of their hepatitis C status influence their injecting behaviour? Analysis of the Networks II study

Aspinall, E., Weir, A., Sacks-Davis, R., Spelman, T. (Translator), Grebely, J., Higgs, P., Hutchinson, S. & Hellard, M., Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 25 , 1, p. 179-182 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
20 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
death rate
Prior Information
Drugs
drug
Posterior Mean
34 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating the number of injecting drug users in scotland's HCV-diagnosed population using capture-recapture methods

McDonald, S. A., Schnier, C., Hutchinson, S., McLeod, A. & Goldberg, D., Jan 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 1, p. 200-207 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Scotland
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Population
Pharmaceutical Preparations
108 Downloads (Pure)

Hepatitis C virus infection epidemiology among people who inject drugs in Europe: a systematic review of data for scaling up treatment and prevention

Ferri, M., Hatzakis, A., Prins, M., Vickerman, P., Lazarus, J. V., Hope, V. D. & Mathei, C., 28 Jul 2014, In : PLoS ONE . 9, 7, 20 p., e103345.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Epidemiology
Hepatitis C virus
systematic review
Virus Diseases
Viruses
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Incomplete contingency tables with censored cells with application to estimating the number of people who inject drugs in Scotland

Overstall, A. M., King, R., Bird, S. M., Hutchinson, S. J. & Hay, G., Apr 2014, In : Statistics of Medicine. 33 , 9, p. 1564-1579 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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contingency
drug
linear model
contagious disease
public health

Interventions to prevent HIV and Hepatitis C in people who inject drugs: a review of reviews to assess evidence of effectiveness.

MacArthur, G. J., van Velzen, E., Palmateer, N., Kimber, J., Pharris, A., Hope, V., Taylor, A., Roy, K., Aspinall, E., Goldberg, D., Rhodes, T., Hedrich, D., Salminen, M., Hickman, M. & Hutchinson, S. J., Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 25, 1, p. 34-52 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Opiate Substitution Treatment
Needle-Exchange Programs
HIV
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Patient-important benefits of clearing the hepatitis C virus through treatment: a simulation model

Innes, H., Goldberg, D., Dusheiko, G., Hayes, P., Mills, P. R., Dillon, J. F., Aspinall, E., Barclay, S. T. & Hutchinson, S. J., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Hepatology. 60 , 6, p. 1118-1126 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Patient Simulation
Chronic Hepatitis C
Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Therapeutics
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Rapid decline in HCV incidence among people who inject drugs associated with national scale-up in coverage of combination of harm reduction interventions

Palmateer, N. E., Taylor, A., Goldberg, D., Munro, A., Aitken, C., Shepherd, S. J., McAllister, G., Gunson, R. & Hutchinson, S. J., 11 Aug 2014, In : PLoS ONE . 15 p., e104515.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Harm Reduction
Hepatitis C virus
Viruses
Hepacivirus
Opiate Alkaloids
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Rise in testing and diagnosis associated with Scotland's hepatitis C action plan on hepatitis C and introduction of dried blood spot testing.

McLeod, A., Weir, A., Aitken, C., Gunson, R., Templeton, K., Molyneaux, P., McIntyre, P., McDonald, S., Goldberg, D. & Hutchinson, S., 28 Aug 2014, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Dried Blood Spot Testing
Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
5 Downloads (Pure)
File
Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Cross-Sectional Studies
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Anonymous Testing
End Stage Liver Disease
8 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
5 Downloads (Pure)

Uptake of hepatitis C specialist services and treatment following diagnosis by dried blood spot in Scotland

McAllister, G., Innes, H., Mcleod, A., Dillon, J. F., Hayes, P. C., Fox, R., Barclay, S. T., Templeton, K., Aitken, C., Gunson, R., Goldberg, D. & Hutchinson, S. J., Nov 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 61, 3, p. 359-364 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Dried Blood Spot Testing
Scotland
Hepatitis C
Specimen Handling
Pharmaceutical Preparations
55 Downloads (Pure)

Use of laboratory-based surveillance data to estimate the number of people chronically infected with hepatitis B living in Scotland

Schnier, C., Wallace, L., Templeton, K., Aitken, C., Gunson, R., Molyneaux, P., McIntyre, P., Povey, C., Goldberg, D. & Hutchinson, S., Oct 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 10, p. 2121-2130 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Chronic Hepatitis B
Scotland
Hepatitis B
Confidence Intervals
Virology
2013

A hepatitis C avidity test for determining recent and past infections in both plasma and dried blood spots

Shepherd, S. J., Keen, J., Hutchinson, S., Cameron, S. O., Goldberg, D. J., Carman, W., Gunson, R. N. & Aitken, C., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 57, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C Antibodies
Antibody Affinity
Hepatitis C
Infection

A record-linkage study of drug-related death and suicide after hospital discharge among drug treatment clients in Scotland, 1996-2006

Merrall, E. L. C., Bird, S. M. & Hutchinson, S., Feb 2013, In : Addiction. 108, 2, p. 377-384 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Drug Users
Suicide
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics

A record linkage study of hospital episodes for drug treatment clients in Scotland, 1996-2006

Merrall, E. L. C., Bird, S. M. & Hutchinson, S., 2013, In : Addiction Research and Theory. 21, 1, p. 52-61 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Psychiatric Hospitals
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
Pharmaceutical Databases

A time since onset of injection model for hepatitis C spread amongst injecting drug users

Corson, S., Greenhalgh, D. & Hutchinson, S., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Mathematical Biology. 66, 4-5, p. 935-978 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hepatitis C
Hepatitis C virus
Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Viruses
88 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Opiate Alkaloids
Drug Design
Syringes
Hepacivirus
Needles
6 Downloads (Pure)

Cost-effectiveness of HCV case-finding for people who inject drugs via dried blood spot testing in specialist addiction services and prisons

Martin, N. K., Hickman, M., Hutchinson, S. J., Miners, A., Taylor, A. & Vickerman, P., Aug 2013, In : British Medical Journal. 3 , 8, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dried Blood Spot Testing
Prisons
Hepacivirus
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Quality-Adjusted Life Years

Decrease in health-related quality of life associated with awareness of hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs in Scotland

McDonald, S., Hutchinson, S., Palmateer, N., Allen, E., Cameron, S. O., David J., G. & Taylor, A., 2013, In : world journal of hepatology. 58, 3, p. 460-466 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Quality of Life
Chronic Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C prevalence in injecting drug users in Europe, 1990–2007: impact of study recruitment setting

Rondy, E., Wiessing, L., Hutchinson, S., Mathei, C., Mathis, F., Mravcik, V., Norden, L., Rosiriska, M., Scutelniciuc, O., Suliqoi, B., Vallejo, F., VAN Veen, M. & Kretzschmar, M., Mar 2013, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 141, 03, p. 563-572 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
Multilevel Analysis
Logistic Models
88 Downloads (Pure)

Hepatitis C virus treatment for prevention among people who inject drugs: Modeling treatment scale-up in the age of direct-acting antivirals

Martin, N. K., Vickerman, P., Grebely, J., Hellard, M., Hutchinson, S. J., Lima, V. D., Foster, G. R., Dillon, J. F., Goldberg, D. J., Dore, G. J. & Hickman, M., Nov 2013, In : Hepatology. 58, 5, p. 1598–1609 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Drug Design
Hepacivirus
Antiviral Agents
Opiate Alkaloids
Harm Reduction

Injecting drug users in Scotland, 2006: listing, number, demography, and opiate-related death-rates

King, R., Bird, S. M., Overstall, A., Hay, G. & Hutchinson, S., 2013, In : Addiction Research and Theory. 21, 3, p. 235-246 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opiate Alkaloids
Scotland
Drug Users
Demography
Mortality
Drug Users
Coinfection
HIV Infections
HIV
Injections
41 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Viruses
Hepacivirus
Public health
Virus Diseases
Risk-Taking

Quantifying the fraction of cirrhosis attributable to alcohol among chronic HCV patients: implications for treatment cost-effectiveness

Innes, H., Hutchinson, S., Barclay, S., Cadzow, E., Dillon, J. F., Fraser, A., David J., G., Mills, P. R., McDonald, S., Morris, J., Stanley, A. J. & Hayes, P., 2013, In : Hepatology. 57, 2, p. 451-460 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Health Care Costs
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Fibrosis
Needle Sharing
Hepacivirus
Meta-Analysis
Incidence
Pharmaceutical Preparations
15 Downloads (Pure)

The prevalence of hepatitis C virus among people of South Asian origin in Glasgow: results from a community based survey and laboratory surveillance

O'Leary, M. C., Sarwar, M., Hutchinson, S. J., Weir, A., Schofield, J., McLeod, A., Cameron, S., McTaggart, C., Banday, S., Foster, G. R., Ahmed, S., Fox, R., Mills, P. R., Goldberg, D. & Anderson, E., Sep 2013, In : Travel Medicine Infectious Diseaeses. 11 , 5, p. 301-309 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hepacivirus
Hepatitis C Antibodies
Surveys and Questionnaires
Pakistan
Virus Diseases

Treatment of hepatitis C virus infection among people who are actively injecting drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Aspinall, E. J., Corson, S., Doyle, J. S., Grebely, J., Hutchinson, S., Dore, G. J., Goldberg, D. & Hellard, M. E., Aug 2013, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 53, Suppl 2, p. S80-89 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Meta-Analysis
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Hepatitis C
2012
Pharmaceutical Databases
Anthrax
Heroin
Scotland
Case-Control Studies
Harm Reduction
Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Equipment and Supplies

Cost-effectiveness of hepatitis C virus antiviral treatment for injection drug user populations

Martin, N. K., Vickerman, P., Miners, A., Foster, G. R., Hutchinson, S., Goldberg, D. & Hickman, M., Jan 2012, In : Hepatology. 55, 1, p. 49-57 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Antiviral Agents
Injections

Detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in dried blood spots

Bennett, S., Gunson, R. N., McAllister, G. E., Hutchinson, S., Goldberg, D. J., Cameron, S. & Carman, W., 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 54, 2, p. 106-109 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C Antibodies
Hepacivirus
Veins
RNA
Infection

Estimating the variability in the risk of infection for hepatitis C in the Glasgow injecting drug user population

Sutton, AJ., McDonald, S. A., Palmateer, N., Taylor, A. & Hutchinson, S., Dec 2012, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 140, 12, p. 2190-2198 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Infection
Population