Evaluation of a general practice based Hepatitis C virus screening intervention

E.M. Anderson, R.P. Mandeville, S.J. Hutchinson, S.O. Cameron, P.R. Mills, R. Fox, S. Ahmed, A. Taylor, E. Spence, D.J. Goldberg, Schering Plough (Funder)

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Abstract

In 2003 an estimated 37,500 of Scotland's population was chronically infected with HCV; 44% were undiagnosed former injecting drug users (IDU) - a priority group for antiviral therapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate a hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening intervention.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-7
Number of pages5
JournalScottish Medical Journal
Volume54
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • hepatitis C
  • Scotland
  • injecting drug users

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    Anderson, E. M., Mandeville, R. P., Hutchinson, S. J., Cameron, S. O., Mills, P. R., Fox, R., Ahmed, S., Taylor, A., Spence, E., Goldberg, D. J., & (Funder), S. P. (2009). Evaluation of a general practice based Hepatitis C virus screening intervention. Scottish Medical Journal, 54(3), 3-7. https://doi.org/10.1258/rsmsmj.54.3.3