Acute hepatitis C virus infection: a neglected disease?

Irving, W. L.
August 2006
Gut;Aug2006, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p1075
Academic Journal
The article discusses the need for paying more attention to acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, a communicable disease. Strategies should be developed for the diagnosis of acute HCV infection. For this, people who are at a high risk of the disease should be approached. Data regarding cellular immune responses to acute infection need to be studied. There is need to understand the epidemiology and natural history of acute HCV infection for its prevention.


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