TITLE

Rapid Hepatitis C Testing Among Persons at Increased Risk for Infection -- Wisconsin, 2012-2013

AUTHOR(S)
Stockman, Lauren J.; Guilfoyle, Sheila M.; Benoit, Andrea L.; Vergeront, James M.; Davis, Jeffrey P.
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/11/2014, Vol. 63 Issue 14, p309
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the results of a rapid hepatitis C virus (HCV) test conducted for persons at increased risk for infection in Wisconsin from 2012 to 2013. The results include the demographic characteristics of persons who received the test. Injection drug use was found as the most common risk behavior or exposure reported by participants. Also noted are the implications of the findings for public health practice.
ACCESSION #
95527255

 

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