Published in Law and Health Weekly, November 12th, 2005
According to recent research from the United States, "the natural history of chronic hepatitis C and treatment response are different between blacks and Caucasians, but little comparable data is available about Latinos. A cross-sectional secondary analysis to investigate differences between 421 anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV)-positive, treatment-naive, HCV-viremic Latinos and 2510 Caucasians in 24 VA medical centers enrolled in a prospective study."
"Latinos were infected at a younger age and were less likely to have blood contact during combat, surgery, and needle...
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