Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 11th, 1999
The report, published by the CDC's Hepatitis Branch, found that the majority of infected individuals either have a history of intravenous drug use or have engaged in high-risk sexual behavior.
"In the United States, there is a large reservoir of HCV-infected persons who can transmit the infection to others and who are at risk for hepatitis C virus-related chronic diseases," Miriam J. Alter and colleagues wrote ("The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the...
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