Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 26, issue 4, P839-847 2012 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2012.08.001 View full text
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Eliot Godofsky

Abstract: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) has evolved into a true infectious disease that needs the increased involvement of infectious disease (ID) physicians. HCV is a serious public health concern requiring screening, education, reduction of disease transmission, and access to care. Patients coinfected with HCV/human immunodeficiency virus need their ID physicians to be more involved in HCV care and the unique challenges that exist in this patient population. HCV patients overall need more provider resources with expertise. …

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